February 17, 2012

Apricot

apricot |ˈapriˌkät; ˈāpri-|nouna juicy, soft fruit, resembling a small peach, of an orange-yellow color.• an orange-yellow color like the skin of a ripe apricot.(also apricot tree) the tree bearing this fruit. • Prunus armeniaca, family Rosaceae.ORIGIN mid 16th cent.: from Portuguese albricoque or Spanish albaricoque, fromSpanish Arabic al ‘the’ barḳūḳ (from late Greek praikokion, from Latin praecoquum, variant of praecox ‘early ripe’); influenced by Latin apricus ‘ripe’ and by French abricot.Apricot dresses by Elie Saab:
 





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