Definition of ume in English:

ume

Pronunciation /ˈo͞omā/ /ˈumeɪ/ /ˈo͞omē/ /ˈumi/

nounume

  • 1

    (also ume fruit)
    A fleshy yellow fruit, similar to an apricot but having a sour flavor, 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 blossoms in winter.

    Prunus mume, family Rosaceae

Origin

Japanese.