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date back
date bar
date bread
Date fish
date from
date line
date of birth
date of reference
date palm
date plum
date rape
date rape drug
date rapist
Date shell
date stamp
date-mark
date-nut bread
date-rape
date-time group
Date-tree
dateable
Dated
datedly
datedness
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dateline
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Date tree definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Date Date, n.[F. datte, L. dactylus, fr. Gr. ?, prob. not the same word as da`ktylos finger, but of Semitic origin.] (Bot.) The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself. Note: This fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft pulp, sweet, esculent, and wholesome, and inclosing a hard kernel. Date palm, or Date tree (Bot.), the genus of palms which bear dates, of which common species is Ph[oe]nix dactylifera. See Illust. Date plum (Bot.), the fruit of several species of Diospyros, including the American and Japanese persimmons, and the European lotus (D. Lotus). Date shell, or Date fish (Zo["o]l.), a bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus Pholas, and allied genera. See Pholas.




 


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