Learn how to say Plum correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word plum:
1an oval fleshy fruit which is purple, reddish, or yellow when ripe and contains a flattish pointed stone.
[usually with modifier] West Indian a small edible fruit from any of a number of trees.
2 (also plum tree) the deciduous tree which bears plums.
Several species in the genus Prunus, family Rosaceae, in particular P. domestica
3 [mass noun] a reddish-purple colour:
a pure silk shirt in shades of cream and soft plum
rosy pinks, rich coppers, and deep plums are the big fashion news
a plum blazer
4 [usually as modifier] informal a thing, typically a job, considered to be highly desirable:
he landed a plum assistant producer’s job
variant spelling of plumb1.
the helicopter crashed plum on the cabins
have a plum in one’s mouth
British have an accent thought typical of the English upper classes:
an affable dilettante with a plum in his mouth
like a ripe plum (or ripe plums)
used to convey that something can be obtained with little or no effort:
the country is likely to fall into the enemy’s hands like a ripe plum
Old English plūme, from medieval Latin pruna, from Latin prunum (see prune1)