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noun 
  1. (obsolete) A plum.
  2. The dried, wrinkled fruit of certain species of plum.
Translations: 
  • French: pruneau(fr)m
  • German: Backpflaume , Trockenpflaume
  • Italian: prugna secca(it)f
verb (prun, ing)
  1. (transitive) To remove excess material from a tree or shrub; to trim, especially to make more healthy or productive.
A good grape grower will prune his vines once a year.
  1. (transitive) (figuratively) To cut down or shorten (by the removal of unnecessary material); as, to prune a budget.
Section 3, in its early paragraphs, is a pruning and reshaping of THN 1.1.4"6.
Translations: 
  • Italian: accorciare(it), ridurre(it)
  • French: élaguer(fr)
  • German: beschneiden(de)
  • Spanish: podar(es)

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