Meaning of apricot

ap•ri•cot

Pronunciation: (ap'ri-kot", ā'pri-), [key]
— n.
  1. the downy, yellow, sometimes rosy fruit, somewhat resembling a small peach, of the tree Prunus armeniaca.
  2. the tree itself.
  3. a pinkish yellow or yellowish pink.
  4. Also calledthe maypop vine and its fruit; passionfruit.
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