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Urdu meanings of Apricot (fruit) with examples and history

Apricot  (fruit)
(Khobani)

Sr.English WordsUrdu Words
1 APRICOT
Name
خوبانی ۔
2 APRICOT

ايپ ريکارٹ ۔ خوبانی ۔
3 APRICOT
Noun
خُوبانی ۔ جِنس خُوبانی کا گول سا پھَل ۔ اِس پھَل کا دَرَخت ۔
4 APRICOT

زرد آلو خوبانی ۔
5 APRICOT
Noun
زرد آلو ۔ خوبانی ۔

apricot

[ap-ri-kot, ey-pri-]
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  • Word Origin
noun
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 called wild apricot. Chiefly South Midland U.S. the maypop vine and its fruit; passionfruit.
1545-55; < Middle French abricot < Portuguese albricoque or Spanish albar(i)coque < Arabic al the + barqūq < Medieval Greek < Late Latin praecocquum, for Latin (persicum) praecox literally, early-ripening peach, perhaps referring to the apricot (see peach1, precocious); replacing earlier abrecock < Portuguese or Spanish; later p for Middle French b perhaps < Latin praecox
Examples from the web for apricot
  • There's a whole lot of fresh honeysuckle and juicy apricot nectar for your money in this well-balanced wine.
  • The first held apricot-colored chanterelles and earthy porcini adrift in a light, satiny cream sauce.
British Dictionary definitions for apricot

apricot

/ˈeɪprɪˌkɒt/
noun
1.
a rosaceous tree, Prunus armeniaca, native to Africa and W Asia, but widely cultivated for its edible fruit
2.
the downy yellow juicy edible fruit of this tree, which resembles a small peach
Word Origin
C16: earlier apricock, from Portuguese (albricoque) or Spanish, from Arabic al-birqūq the apricot, from Late Greek praikokion, from Latin praecox early-ripening; see precocious

Word Origin and History for apricot

n. 1550s, abrecock, from Catalan abercoc, related to Portuguese albricoque, from Arabic al-birquq, through Byzantine Greek berikokkia from Latin (malum) praecoquum "early-ripening (fruit)" (see precocious). Form assimilated to French abricot.
Latin praecoquis early-ripe, can probably be attributed to the fact that the fruit was considered a variety of peach that ripened sooner than other peaches .... [Barnhart]
The older Latin name for it was prunum Armeniacum or malum Armeniacum, in reference to supposed origin in Armenia. As a color name, first attested 1906.

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