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NOUN (3)

1. Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach;
[syn: apricot, apricot tree]

2. downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach;

3. a shade of pink tinged with yellow;
[syn: yellowish pink, apricot, peach, salmon pink]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Apricot \A"pri*cot\, n. [OE. apricock, abricot, F. abricot, fr. Sp. albaricoque or Pg. albricoque, fr. Ar. albirq[=u]q, al-burq[=u]q. Though the E. and F. form abricot is derived from the Arabic through the Spanish, yet the Arabic word itself was formed from the Gr. praiko`kia, pl. (Diosc. c. 100) fr. L. praecoquus, praecox, early ripe. The older E. form apricock was prob. taken direct from Pg. See Precocious, Cook.] (Bot.) A fruit allied to the plum, of an orange color, oval shape, and delicious taste; also, the tree (Prunus Armeniaca of Linn[ae]us) which bears this fruit. By cultivation it has been introduced throughout the temperate zone. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

apricot n 1: Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach [syn: apricot, apricot tree] 2: downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach 3: a shade of pink tinged with yellow [syn: yellowish pink, apricot, peach, salmon pink]