• (RP) IPA: /ˈeɪ.pɹɪ.kɒt/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈeɪ.pɹɪ.kɒt/, /ˈæ.pɹɪ.kɒt/
  • (AU) IPA: /æepɹɪˈkɒt/, /æepɹɪˈkɔt/

apricot (plural apricots)

  1. A round sweet and juicy stone fruit, resembling peach or plum in taste, with a yellow-orange flesh, lightly fuzzy skin and a large seed inside.
  2. The apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca
  3. A pale yellow-orange colour, like that of an apricot fruit.
  4. A dog with an orange-coloured coat.
  5. (sniper slang) the junction of the brain and brain stem on a target, used as an aiming point to ensure a one-shot kill.
  6. (slang, Australia, dated, usually, in the plural) A testicle.
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  1. Of a pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.

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