nectarine

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a smooth-skinned variety of peach (Prunus persica nectarina)

Food

  • The fruit of a deciduous tree, Prunus persica var. nectarina, with a worldwide distribution. The fruit is a variant of the peach with a smooth shiny orange red skin and white to red firm flesh surrounding a rough central stone. Use as peach.
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