One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A plum tree; (in later use) specifically one of a variety having fruit suitable for drying.
2Caribbean the tree Prunus occidentalis, having bark used medicinally and kernels used in the production of liqueur, and yielding useful timber.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Newton (d. 1607), translator and Church of England clergyman.
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