apricot

Part of speech: noun

A plum like fruit, or the tree that yields it.

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Usage examples "apricot":

  1. Several times he had been found unduly under the influence of apricot brandy. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  2. The glowing lamps, apricot shaded, and the firelight, and the yellow roses everywhere, and two human beings who belonged to one another and were young, and not cold of nature, sitting there with faces of stone, and in each one's heart bitterness. - "Man and Maid", Elinor Glyn.
  3. In Faith it came as near being a passion as passion could have a place in her even- flowing blood, under that cool flesh, governed by a heart as fair as the apricot blossoms on the wall in her father's garden. - "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.