n.1.Whatever is produced for the nourishment or enjoyment of man or animals by the processes of vegetable growth, as corn, grass, cotton, flax, etc.; - commonly used in the plural.
2.(Hort.) The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3.
3.(Bot.) The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
4.(Bot.) The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.
6.The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body.
King Edward's fruit, true heir to the English crown.
- Shak.
6.That which is produced; the effect or consequence of any action; advantageous or desirable product or result; disadvantageous or evil consequence or effect; as, the fruits of labor, of self-denial, of intemperance.
The fruit of rashness.
- Shak.
What I obtained was the fruit of no bargain.
- Burke.
They shall eat the fruit of their doings.
- Is. iii 10.
Fruit bat
(Zool.) one of the Frugivora; - called also fruit-eating bat.
Fruit bud
(Bot.) a bud that produces fruit; - in most oplants the same as the power bud.
Fruit dot
(Bot.) a collection of fruit cases, as in ferns.
Fruit fly
(Zool.) a small dipterous insect of the genus Drosophila, which lives in fruit, in the larval state. There are seveal species, some of which are very damaging to fruit crops. One species, Drosophila melanogaster, has been intensively studied as a model species for genetic reserach.
Fruit jar
a jar for holding preserved fruit, usually made of glass or earthenware.
Fruit pigeon
(Zool.) one of numerous species of pigeons of the family Carpophagidæ, inhabiting India, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. They feed largely upon fruit. and are noted for their beautiful colors.
Fruit sugar
(Chem.) a kind of sugar occurring, naturally formed, in many ripe fruits, and in honey; levulose. The name is also, though rarely, applied to invert sugar, or to the natural mixture or dextrose and levulose resembling it, and found in fruits and honey.
Fruit tree
(Hort.) a tree cultivated for its edible fruit.
Fruit worm
(Zool.) one of numerous species of insect larvæ: which live in the interior of fruit. They are mostly small species of Lepidoptera and Diptera.
Small fruits
(Hort.) currants, raspberries, strawberries, etc.
v. i.1.To bear fruit.
Noun1.fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
2.fruit - the consequence of some effort or action; "he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
3.fruit - an amount of a product
Synonyms: yield
Verb1.fruit - cause to bear fruit
2.fruit - bear fruit; "the trees fruited early this year"
To see fruit in your dream, signifies a period of growth, abundance and financial gain. Fruits generally represent lust and sexuality. In particular green fruit in your dream, denotes your hastiness and disappointed efforts. You need to work harder and longer in order to achieve your goals. To see or eat rotting/bitter fruit, suggests your missed opportunities for growth and pleasure. To dream that you buy or sell fruit, signifies much business but little profit in them. See entries on specific fruits for more information.Catawba, Persian melon, Valencia orange, acorn, advantages, aftermath, akee, alligator pear, ananas, apple, apricot, artifact, auntie, avocado, banana, bear, bear fruit, bearberry, bearing, benefits, berry, bi-guy, bilberry, bird seed, bisexual, blackberry, brainchild, breed, bring forth, brood, bull dyke, bumper crop, butch, by-product, cacao, candleberry, canistel, cantaloupe, capulin, casaba, catamite, checkerberry, cherimoya, cherry, chicken, child, children, citrange, citron, citrus, citrus fruit, civet fruit, coinage, compensation, composition, concoction, consequence, consequences, consequent, corollary, crab apple, cranberry, creation, creature, crop, crowning achievement, currant, custard apple, damson, date, derivation, derivative, descendants, descent, deserts, development, dewberry, distillate, distillation, drupe, dyke, effect, elderberry, emolument, end product, essence, event, eventuality, eventuation, extract, fag, faggot, fairy, family, feijoa, femme, fig, flaxseed, flit, fricatrice, fructify, fruit cocktail, fruit compote, fruit soup, fruits, furnish, gooseberry, grain, grandchildren, grape, grapefruit, great-grandchildren, guanabana, guava, gunsel, handiwork, harvest, hayseed, heirs, homo, homophile, homosexual, homosexualist, honeydew, hostages to fortune, huckleberry, icaco, ilama, imbu, income, inheritors, invention, invert, issue, jaboticaba, jackfruit, jujube, kernel, kids, kumquat, legacy, lemon, lesbian, lime, lineage, lingonberry, linseed, litchi, little ones, loganberry, logical outcome, loquat, make, mammee apple, mandarin orange, mango, mangosteen, manufacture, manzanilla, marang, masterpiece, masterwork, mayapple, medlar, melon, mintage, mulberry, muscadine, muscat, muscatel, muskmelon, nance, navel orange, nectarine, new generation, new mintage, nut, nutmeg melon, offshoot, offspring, olive, opera, opus, opuscule, orange, origination, outcome, outgrowth, output, pansy, papaw, papaya, passion fruit, pathic, payment, peach, pear, persimmon, pineapple, pip, pippin, pit, plantain, plum, plumcot, pomegranate, posterity, precipitate, proceeds, produce, product, production, products, profits, progeny, prune, punk, queen, queer, quince, raisin, rambutan, raspberry, recompense, red currant, result, resultant, results, returns, rising generation, sapphist, second crop, seed, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, sons, stone, stone fruit, strawberry, succession, sugar apple, sugarplum, sweetsop, tangelo, tangerine, treasures, tribade, ugli fruit, upshot, vintage, work, yield, younglings, youngsters
Translate Fruit to Spanish, Translate Fruit to German, Translate Fruit to French
Fructus pendentes pars fundi videntur
Fructus perceptos villae non esse constat
Frue vanner
-- Fruit --
fruit bar
fruit bat
Fruit bud
fruit cocktail
fruit compote
fruit crush
fruit custard
Fruit dot
fruit drink
fruit fly
fruit grower
Fruit jar
fruit juice
fruit machine
fruit of the poisonous tree
Fruit pigeon
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