Greengage definition

grēngāj
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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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
greengage
Plural:
greengages

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