Meaning of ume in English:

ume

nounplural noun ume

(also ume fruit)
  • 1A fleshy yellow fruit, similar to an apricot but having a sour flavour, used mainly to make drinks, preserves, and sauces.

  • 2

    (also ume tree)
    The deciduous eastern Asian tree that bears the ume, related to the plum and apricot and bearing fragrant white, pink, or red blossom in winter.

    Prunus mume, family Rosaceae

Pronunciation

ume

/ˈuːmeɪ/ /ˈuːmi/

Origin

Japanese.