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Definition of Sour plum

Sour plum
Sour Sour, a. [Compar. Sourer; superl. Sourest.] [OE. sour, sur, AS. s?r; akin to D. zuur, G. sauer, OHG. s?r, Icel. s?rr, Sw. sur, Dan. suur, Lith. suras salt, Russ. surovui harsh, rough. Cf. Sorrel, the plant.] 1. Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart. All sour things, as vinegar, provoke appetite. --Bacon. 2. Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned. 3. Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply. ``A sour countenance.' --Swift. He was a scholar . . . Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him sweet as summer. --Shak. 4. Afflictive; painful. ``Sour adversity.' --Shak. 5. Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh. Sour dock (Bot.), sorrel. Sour gourd (Bot.), the gourdlike fruit Adansonia Gregorii, and A. digitata; also, either of the trees bearing this fruit. See Adansonia. Sour grapes. See under Grape. Sour gum (Bot.) See Turelo. Sour plum (Bot.), the edible acid fruit of an Australian tree (Owenia venosa); also, the tree itself, which furnished a hard reddish wood used by wheelwrights. Syn: Acid; sharp; tart; acetous; acetose; harsh; acrimonious; crabbed; currish; peevish.

Meaning of Sour plum from wikipedia

- is often translated into English as 'salted ****anese plums', '****anese plums' or 'preserved plums'. Ume (Prunus mume) is a species of fruit-bearing tree...
- Plum sauce is a viscous, light brown sweet and sour condiment. It is a type of chutney [citation needed]. It is used in Chinese cuisine as a dip for deep-fried...
- suanmeitang (酸梅汤/酸梅湯; "sour plum juice") is made from smoked plums, called wumei (乌梅/烏梅). The plum juice is extracted by boiling smoked plums in water and sweetened...
- sour prune drink is a traditional Chinese beverage made from smoked plums, rock sugar, and other ingredients such as sweet osmanthus. Due to the sour...
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- salty dried plum. It has a strong, distinctive flavor and is often said to be an acquired taste, as it has a combination of sweet, sour, and salty taste...
- preserved plums and hawthorn candy for an almost scarlet colour and sweet-sour taste. A related Hong Kong/Cantonese-based dish is sweet and sour spare-ribs...
- or Davidson's plum. The fruits superficially resemble the European plum, but are not closely related. All species have an edible sour fruit with burgundy...
- Suanmeitangtraditional Chinese beverage made from sour plums (specifically, smoked Chinese plums), rock sugar, and other ingredients such as sweet osmanthus...
- enjo**** with hwajeon (flower pancakes) Maesil-cha, Korean plum tea Suānméitāng, Chinese sour plum drink "maehwa-cha" 매화차. Standard Korean Language Dictionary...
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