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 for nectarine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nectarine \Nec"tar*ine\ (n[e^]k"t[~e]r*[i^]n), a.
     Nectareous. [R.] --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nectarine \Nec`tar*ine"\ (n[e^]k`t[~e]r*[=e]n"), n. [Cf. F.
     nectarine. See Nectar.] (Bot.)
     A smooth-skinned variety of peach.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Spanish nectarine, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian
        tree Chrysobalanus Icaco; -- also called cocoa plum.
        It is made into a sweet conserve which is largely exported
        from Cuba.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nectarine
      n 1: variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth
           skin and (usually) yellow flesh [syn: nectarine,
           nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarina]
      2: a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin

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