Definition of ume in English:

ume

(also ume fruit)

Pronunciation /ˈuːmeɪ//ˈuːmi/

noun

  • 1A fleshy yellow fruit, similar to an apricot but having a sour flavour, used mainly to make drinks, preserves, and sauces.

  • 2The deciduous eastern Asian tree that bears the ume, related to the plum and apricot and bearing fragrant white, pink, or red blossom in winter.

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation

ume

/ˈuːmeɪ//ˈuːmi/