1. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) dark red plum-like fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
Synonyms: Chinese_jujube Chinese_date
Related terms: drupe edible_fruit
2. [ noun ] (botany) spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
Synonyms: Christ's-thorn Jerusalem_thorn Ziziphus_jujuba jujube_bush
Related terms: shrub Ziziphus
3. [ noun ] (food) chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)
Related terms: gumdrop