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Noun: jujube  joo-joob
  1. Spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
    - jujube bush, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Ziziphus jujuba
  2. Dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
    - Chinese date, Chinese jujube
  3. Chewy fruit-flavoured jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)

Derived forms: jujubes

Type of: bush, drupe, edible fruit, gumdrop, shrub, stone fruit

Part of: genus Ziziphus, Ziziphus

Encyclopedia: Jujube