Definition of ume in English:

ume

(also ume fruit)

Pronunciation /ˈuːmi//ˈuːmeɪ/

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.

    Prunus mume, family Rosaceae

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation

ume

/ˈuːmi//ˈuːmeɪ/