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Definition of jujube:

  1. A lozenge made of or in imitation of, or flavored with, the jujube fruit.
  2. The sweet and edible drupes ( fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus Zizyphus, especially the Z. jujuba, Z. vulgaris, Z. mucronata, and Z. Lotus. The last named is thought to have furnished the lotus of the ancient Libyan Lotophagi, or lotus eaters.

Synonyms:

Jerusalem thorn, Chinese jujube, jujube bush, Ziziphus jujuba, Chinese Date, christ's-thorn, horsebean, catechu.

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