Etymology
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clingstone (n.)

"fruit (generally a peach) having the pulp adhering firmly to the stone," 1722, from cling (v.) + stone (n.). Also as an adjective.

updated on December 29, 2017

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Definitions of clingstone from WordNet

clingstone (n.)
fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit;
Synonyms: cling
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