a large plum with golden-green skin and flesh
Origin of greengagegreen + gage, after Sir William Gage (1651-1727), Englishman who imported the trees from France (c. 1725)
A variety of plum (Prunus domestica) having yellowish-green skin and sweet flesh.
Origin of greengagegreen gage after Sir William Gage (1656?-1727), English botanist
- A plum with greenish-yellow flesh and skin Prunus domestica subsp. italica var. claudiana.