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Apricot fruits

Etymology

Spanish albaricoque, ultimately from Arabic البرقوق (al-barqūq), plums), from Ancient Greek πραικόκιον, probably from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] praecoquum, variant of praecox literally ‘early-ripe’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
apricot

Plural
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  1. A stone fruit.
  2. Fruit bearing tree of the species Prunus armeniaca.
  3. (color) A pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.
    apricot colour:   
  4. (sniper slang) the junction of the brain and brain stem on a target, used as an aiming point to ensure a one-shot kill.

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Adjective

apricot (comparative: more apricot, superlative: most apricot)

  1. (color) of a pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.

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