Meaning of prune

prune

Pronunciation: (prn), [key]
— n.
  1. a variety of plum that dries without spoiling.
  2. such a plum when dried.
  3. any plum.

prune

Pronunciation: (prn), [key]
— pruned, prun•ing.
  1. to cut or lop off (twigs, branches, or roots).
  2. to cut or lop superfluous or undesired twigs, branches, or roots from; trim.
  3. to rid or clear of (anything superfluous or undesirable).
  4. to remove (anything considered superfluous or undesirable).

prune

Pronunciation: (prn), [key]
— pruned, prun•ing.
  1. to preen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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