from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A deciduous Asian tree (Prunus armeniaca) having alternate leaves and clusters of usually white flowers.
- n. The edible yellow-orange fruit of this tree.
- n. A moderate, light, or strong orange to strong orange yellow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A round sweet and juicy stone fruit, resembling peach or plum in taste, with a yellow-orange flesh, lightly fuzzy skin and a large seed inside.
- n. The apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca
- n. A pale yellow-orange colour, like that of an apricot fruit.
- n. the junction of the brain and brain stem on a target, used as an aiming point to ensure a one-shot kill.
- adj. of a pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fruit allied to the plum, of an orange color, oval shape, and delicious taste; also, the tree (Prunus Armeniaca of Linnæus) which bears this fruit. By cultivation it has been introduced throughout the temperate zone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A roundish
- n. pubescent, orange-colored fruit, of a rich aromatic flavor, the produce of a tree of the plum kind, Prunus Armeniaca, natural order Rosaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach
- n. Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
- n. a shade of pink tinged with yellow
WORD CORRECT PRONUNCIATION alma mater _alma mater_ apparatus _apparatus_ apricot _apricot_ attaché _attasha'_ audacious _audashus_ ballet _bal'la_ blasé _blaza'_ blatant _blatant_ chasten _chasen_
The tiny casita glowed in apricot hues and beamed welcoming blue trim around the doorway.
It was there to reassure the audience that despite his spending his day among television stars, Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights, flamboyant costume designers, and other writers, not to mention beautiful actresses bedecked in apricot bows, that Rob was still a regular guy.
The apricot is the commonest fruit, and there are many different kinds varying considerably in colour and flavour; perhaps one of the best is a white fleshed variety called "kaisi."
The dried apricot is tasty to eat by itself, but the best part is the tiny kernel hidden inside.
There are four flavors, but my favorite is walnut raisin apricot.
I may add, as a curious fact, that, in the south of Italy, of which I am a native, the common people call the apricot _verricocca_, and _the peach_
The apricot is a delicious flavor that blends well with the taste of the green tea.
(others speak of the apricot, which is abundant and deliciously perfumed.)
I thought when I saw that first shot, then skimmed down to the word "apricot" and others, that I was seeing a picture of two-toned mold!