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jujube (n.)

late 14c., "date-like fruit from a tree found in Asia," from Old French jujube or Medieval Latin jujuba (plural), ill-formed medieval representatives of Late Latin zizyphum, from zizyphus, name of an Asiatic tree with datelike fruit, from Greek zizyphon, from Persian zayzafun. For consonant shift, compare jealous from zealous. The meaning "soft candy with date-like flavor" first recorded 1835.

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Definitions of jujube from WordNet

jujube (n.)
spiny tree having dark red edible fruits;
Synonyms: jujube bush / Christ's-thorn / Jerusalem thorn / Ziziphus jujuba
jujube (n.)
dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees;
Synonyms: Chinese date / Chinese jujube
jujube (n.)
chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat);
From wordnet.princeton.edu