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Synonyms for clingstone

fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit


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CLINGSTONES typically need to be cut away from the pit and are best pureed or turned into preserves.
Peaches are known as a stone fruit, along with plums, apricots, and cherries, and are typically available in freestone or clingstone, describing how the flesh of the peach is attached to the stone, or commonly known as, the pit.
5-10 Most popular, clingstone until fully ripe July Elberta Aug.
The pit in a freestone peach separates easily from the flesh, while the pit in a clingstone is firmly attached to the fruit.
The flesh of some peach cultivars clings to the pit, or stone; these are called clingstone peaches.
Next to the pineapple is the breadfruit, which in taste somewhat resembles our clingstone peach.
After such a promising debut over timber, Blue Ride was confidently expected to collect next time, in a similar event at Wincanton on Boxing Day, but only held Clingstone by a short head.
10 is Clingstone rather than laying the odds-on shot.
Blue Ride gave his backers an anxious time over two miles at Wincanton before landing the odds on his last outing when short heading Clingstone despite looking beaten on the turn for home.
Fleshy and juicy-sweet with a hint of tartness, peaches are classified into two main types--freestone and clingstone.
1998/99 1999/2000 % change Apricots 47,232 38,288 -19 Clingstone peaches 116,533 108,026 -7 Pears 52,674 49,418 -6
The most common types of peaches used in pie fillings are freestone and clingstone.
Chang S, Tan Ch, Edwin N, Frankel EN, Barrett DM (2000) Low-density lipoprotein antioxidant activity of phenolic compounds and polyphenol oxidase activity in selected clingstone peach cultivars J.
Brennan went on to take the second division of the race for his boss Paul Nicholls when forcing Blue Ride's head in front virtually on the line to gain a short-head call over Clingstone.