Albaricoque

Abricot du Valais

Prunus armeniaca

Sinónimos:
Jardalu, Khubani, Xing Ren
Apricot (Wikipedia)

Apricot
Apricot and cross section.jpg
Apricot and its cross-section
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Rosales
Family:Rosaceae
Genus:Prunus
Subgenus:Prunus subg. Prunus
Section:Prunus sect. Armeniaca
(Scop.) Koch
Species

See text.

An apricot (US: /ˈæprɪkɒt/ (About this soundlisten), UK: /ˈprɪkɒt/ (About this soundlisten)) is a fruit, or the tree that bears the fruit, of several species in the genus Prunus (stone fruits).

Usually, an apricot is from the species P. armeniaca, but the fruits of the other species in Prunus sect. Armeniaca are also called apricots.

Apricot (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • apricock (archaic)

Etymology

Alteration of apricock (with influence from French abricot), itself an alteration of abrecock (with influence from Latin apricum (sunny place)), from dialectal Catalan abrecoc, abercoc, variants of standard albercoc, from Arabic الْبَرْقُوق(al-barqūq, plums), from Byzantine Greek βερικοκκία (berikokkía, apricot tree

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