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apricot

Edited by John Ayto

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780192803511
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191726972
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The apricot has an involved linguistic history. The Romans called it praecocum, literally ‘the precocious one’, because of its

Reference Entry.  242 words. 

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink

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