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Etymology: Latin jejunus empty of food, hungry, meager
1 : lacking nutritive value
2 : devoid of significance or interest :
Main Entry: ju·jube
Pronunciation: \ˈjü-ˌjüb, especially for 2 ˈjü-ju̇-ˌbē\
Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin jujuba, alteration of Latin zizyphum, from Greek zizyphon
Date: 14th century
1 a : an edible drupaceous fruit of any of several trees (genus Ziziphus) of the buckthorn family; especially : one of an Asian tree (Z. jujuba) b : a tree producing this fruit
2 : a fruit-flavored gumdrop or lozenge