fruit

  • 21 fruit — [n1] edible part of vegetative growth developed after flowering berry, crop, drupe, grain, harvest, nut, pome, produce, product, yield; concepts 426,428 fruit [n2] result of labor advantage, benefit, consequence, effect, outcome, pay, profit,… …

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  • 22 fruit|er|er — «FROO tuhr uhr», noun. 1. a dealer in fruit. 2. = fruiter (def. 1). (Cf. ↑fruiter) …

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  • 23 fruit — fruit. См. плод [растения]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 24 fruit — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 25 Fruit — Le nom est surtout porté dans le département du Nord. Il peut désigner par métonymie un marchand de fruits, mais je ne serais pas étonné qu il ait été utilisé comme nom de personne (latin Fructus, également nom de famille dans l Ain). A envisager …

    Noms de famille

  • 26 fruit n — fruit fly n …

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  • 27 fruit — 1. fruit [ frɥi ] n. m. • Xe; lat. fructus « rapport, revenu » I ♦ 1 ♦ (Au plur.) Vx ou littér. Produits de la terre en général, qui servent à la nourriture des êtres humains, des animaux. Cour. Les fruits de la terre. (av. 1798) Loc. cour.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 28 Fruit — For other uses, see Fruit (disambiguation). Several culinary fruits …

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  • 29 FRUIT — s. m. Production des végétaux qui succède à la fleur, et qui sert a leur propagation. Fruit sec. Fruit pulpeux. Fruit capsulaire. L enveloppe d un fruit. Les fruits d un grand nombre de plantes servent à la nourriture des hommes ou à celle des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 30 Fruit — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fruit (homonymie). Étal de fruits sur un marché à La Boqueria, Espagne …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 31 FRUIT — n. m. Production des végétaux qui succède à la fleur et qui sert à leur reproduction. Le fruit du noyer, du chêne, de l’orme, du frêne, etc. Il se dit aussi de ces Sortes de productions qui servent à la nourriture de l’homme. Fruit vert. Fruit… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 32 fruit — fruit1 [ frut ] noun *** 1. ) (plural fruit or fruits) count or uncount a type of food that grows on trees or plants. It tastes sweet and contains seeds or a PIT. Apples and oranges are fruit. Ripe fruit is ready to eat: Peaches are my favorite… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33 fruit — I UK [fruːt] / US [frut] noun Word forms fruit : singular fruit plural fruit or fruits *** 1) [countable/uncountable] Word forms fruit : plural fruit or fruits a type of food that grows on trees or plants. It tastes sweet and contains seeds or a… …

    English dictionary

  • 34 fruit — n. & v. n. 1 a the usu. sweet and fleshy edible product of a plant or tree, containing seed. b (in sing.) these in quantity (eats fruit). 2 the seed of a plant or tree with its covering, e.g. an acorn, pea pod, cherry, etc. 3 (usu. in pl.)… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 35 fruit — fruitlike, adj. /frooht/, n., pl. fruits, (esp. collectively) fruit, v. n. 1. any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals. 2. the developed ovary of a seed plant with its contents and accessory parts, as the pea pod, nut, tomato, or… …

    Universalium

  • 36 fruit — n. 1) to grow fruit 2) (also fig.) to bear fruit (not all trees bear fruit) 3) ripe; unripe fruit 4) fresh; luscious; young fruit 5) citrus; tropical fruit (our country exports citrus fruit) 6) (fig.) forbidden fruit 7) canned (AE), tinned (BE);… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 37 fruit — fruit1 W2S2 [fru:t] n plural fruit or fruits [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: Latin fructus, from frui to enjoy, have the use of ] 1.) [U and C] something that grows on a plant, tree, or bush, can be eaten as a food, contains seeds or a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 38 fruit — [[t]fru͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦ fruits, fruiting, fruited (The plural form is usually fruit, but can also be fruits.) 1) N VAR Fruit or a fruit is something which grows on a tree or bush and which contains seeds or a stone covered by a substance that you can… …

    English dictionary

  • 39 fruit — 1 /fru:t/ noun plural fruit or fruits 1 (C, U) something such as an apple, banana, or strawberry that grows on a tree or other plant, and tastes sweet: fresh fruit and vegetables | a bowl of fruit see also: dried fruit, soft fruit 2 (C, U)… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 40 fruit —    British and American speakers use ‘fruit’ in rather different ways as a vocative. ‘Old fruit’ is the usual British expression, equivalent to ‘old boy’, ‘old man’, etc. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English thinks that it is becoming… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address


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