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Noun: nectarine  ,nek-tu'reen or ,nek-tu'rin
  1. Variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
    - nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarina
  2. A variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin

Derived forms: nectarines

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: genus Prunus, Prunus

Encyclopedia: Nectarine