Greengage meaning

grēn'gāj'
A variety of plum (Prunus domestica) having yellowish-green skin and sweet flesh.
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A large plum with golden-green skin and flesh.
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A plum with greenish-yellow flesh and skin Prunus domestica subsp. italica var. claudiana.
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Origin of greengage

  • green gage after Sir William Gage (1656?–1727), English botanist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • green +‎ gage
    From Wiktionary