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Definition of "apricot" []

  • A deciduous Asian tree (Prunus armeniaca) having alternate leaves and clusters of usually white flowers. (noun)
  • The edible yellow-orange fruit of this tree. (noun)
  • A moderate, light, or strong orange to strong orange yellow. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "apricot" in a sentence
  • "WORD CORRECT PRONUNCIATION alma mater _alma mater_ apparatus _apparatus_ apricot _apricot_ attaché _attasha'_ audacious _audashus_ ballet _bal'la_ blasé _blaza'_ blatant _blatant_ chasten _chasen_"
  • "It was there to reassure the audience that despite his spending his day among television stars, Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights, flamboyant costume designers, and other writers, not to mention beautiful actresses bedecked in apricot bows, that Rob was still a regular guy."
  • "The tiny casita glowed in apricot hues and beamed welcoming blue trim around the doorway."