A plum is defined as the smooth-skinned fruit of the prunus tree, or a bluish-red color.(noun)
An example of a plum is a fruit which the British use to make a pudding.
The definition of plum is something that is highly-desired.(adjective)
An example of plum is a high-paying job that can be done at home; a plum job.
See plum in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE plume, akin to Ger pflaume < WGmc *pruma < VL *pruna: see prune
See plum in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English plūme
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *prūna
Origin: , from neuter pl. of Latin prūnum.
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