Prunus armeniaca (Common names)

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Names in common use


  • English: apricot
  • German: Aprikose; Marille (Austria, South-Tirol, Bavaria)
  • Dutch: abrikoos (pl. abrikozen)
  • Swedish: aprikos
  • Danish: abrikos
  • Norwegian: aprikos
  • Icelandic:


  • French: abricotier / abricot
  • Italian: albicocco / albicocca
  • Spanish: albaricoquero / albaricoque; chabacano (Mexique), damasco (Andalucia, Canarias, Argentina, Chile, Cuba), albérchigo (Andalucia)
  • Catalan: albercoquer/ albercoc
  • Portuguese: damasqueiro, alperceiro / damasco, alperce
  • Romanian: cais


  • Russian: абрикос
  • Polish: morela
  • Czech: meruňka
  • Slovak:
  • Bulgarian: кайсия
  • Croatian: marelica, kajsija
  • Serb: кајсија, марелица
  • Slovenian: marelica
  • Macedonian: кајсија


  • Latvian: aprikozes
  • Lithuanian: abrikosas
  • Albanian: kajsi (kajsia with the article)
  • Greek: βερικοκιά; χρυσομηλιά (Cyprus) / βερίκοκο, χρυσόμηλο (Cyprus) - verikokia; xrisomilia / verikoko; xrisomilo
  • Turkish: kayısı
  • Maltese: berquq
  • Hungarian: kajszibarack, kajszibarackfa / kajszi
  • Finnish: aprikoosi
  • Estonian: aprikoosipuu/ aprikoos