a naturally mutated variety (Prunus persica var. nectarina) of peach, having a smooth skin without down
Origin of nectarine; from obsolete adjective , of, like, as sweet as nectar
- A variety of peach tree having small aromatic fruit with smooth reddish skin.
- The soft juicy fruit of this tree.
Origin of nectarineFrom obsolete nectarine, sweet as nectar, from nectar.