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jujube

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  • Ziziphus zizyphus (from Greek ζίζυφον, zizyfon[1]), commonly called jujube, red date, or Chinese date, is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae, used primarily for its fruits. Jujube was domesticated in the Indian subcontinent by 9000 BCE.[5] Over 400 cultivars have been selected. — “Jujube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Jujube (pronounced /ˈdʒuːdʒuːb/ or /ˈdʒuːdʒuːbiː/), or jube, is the name of several types of candy, varying in description on a regional basis. The candies can vary in texture form being hard and resinous to something similar to firm loukoum or gummy candies. — “Jujube (confectionery) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The major production regions for Indian jujube are the arid and semi arid regions of India. From 1984 to 1995 with improved cultivars the production The greatest enemies of the jujube in are fruit flies. Some cultivars. — “Ziziphus mauritiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • She sat down on the velvet seat by the window, and the lad squatted down on a footstool, while his eldest sister hovered round the jujube box near her papa. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

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