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Definition: Zizyphus vulgaris
Jujube \Ju"jube\ (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr.
zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.]
1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several
Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the
genus Zizyphus, especially the Zizyphus jujuba,
Zizyphus vulgaris, Zizyphus mucronata, and Zizyphus Lotus
. The last named is thought to have furnished the
lotus of the ancient Libyan Lotophagi, or lotus eaters.
2. A chewy gelatinous lozenge made of or in imitation of, or
flavored with, the jujube fruit.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Jujube paste, the dried or inspissated jelly of the jujube;
also, a confection made of gum arabic sweetened.
Christ's-thorn \Christ's-thorn`\, n. (Bot.)
One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine,
especially the Paliurus aculeatus, Zizyphus Spina-Christi
, and Zizyphus vulgaris. The last bears the
fruit called jujube, and may be considered to have been the
most readily obtainable for the Crown of Thorns.