Meaning of DATE in English

DATE

n.

Pronunciation: ' d ā t

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin dactylus ― more at DACTYL

Date: 14th century

1 : the oblong edible fruit of a palm ( Phoenix dactylifera )

2 : the tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the date

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.