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A shrub (Prunus maritima) in the rose family, found along the Atlantic coast from New Brunswick to Maryland and having white flowers and edible fruits used in jams and jellies.
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1. (Plants) a rosaceous shrub, Prunus maritima, of coastal regions of E North America
2. (Plants) its edible plumlike fruit
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a small plum tree, Prunus maritima, that grows on seashores of NE North America.
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|Noun||1.||beach plum - seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit|
beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
|2.||beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies|
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
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