fruit

  1. the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  2. the consequence of some effort or action
  3. an amount of a product

Fruit

In botany, a fruit is a part of a flowering plant that derives from specific tissues of the flower, one or more ovaries, and in some cases accessory tissues. Fruits are the means by which these plants disseminate seeds. Many of them that bear edible fruits, in particular, have propagated with the movements of humans and animals in a symbiotic rela...
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fruit

(frldbomact) the matured ovary of a plant, including the seed and its envelopes.
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fruit

(from the article `Asia`) The continent produces a variety of tropical and subtropical fruit, mainly for domestic consumption. Transport facilities, where available, can be ... ...and chive; an immature flower, such as cauliflower, broccoli, and artichoke; a seed, such as pea and lima bean; the immature fruit, such as ... Vegetables ...
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fruit

[n] - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant 2. [n] - the consequence of some effort or action 3. [v] - cause to bear fruit 4. [v] - bear fruit, as of trees and plants
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Fruit

• (v. t.) The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3. • (v. t.) The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body. • (v. t.) The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants,...
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fruit

<plant biology> The seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after flowering. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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fruit

noun the consequence of some effort or action; `he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies`
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Fruit

[slang] The fruit machine was an actual machine built to aid in the detection of gays in the Canadian Civil Service from 1950-1973. In discussing his choice for naming a 1994 Ontario gay and lesbian film and video retrospective and then re-using the phrase for his book The Fruit Machine: Twenty Years of Writings on Queer Cinema, film critic...
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Fruit

[software] Fruit is a chess engine developed by Fabien Letouzey. In the SSDF rating list released on November 24, 2006, Fruit version 2.2.1 had a rating of 2842. In the CEGT rating list released on January 24, 2007, Fruit version 2.2.1 had a rating of 2776. ==History== At the World Computer Chess Championship in Reykjavík in 2005, Fruit 2....
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fruit

Click images to enlargeIn botany, the ripened ovary in flowering plants that develops from one or more seeds or carpels and encloses one or more seeds. Its function is to protect the seeds during their development and to aid in their dispersal. Fruits are often edible, sweet, juicy, and colourful. When eaten they provide ...
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Fruit

Fruit intransitive verb To bear fruit. Chesterfield.
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Fruit

Fruit noun [ Middle English fruit , frut , French fruit , from Latin fructus enjoyment, product, fruit, from frui , past participle fructus , to enjoy; akin to English brook , transitive verb See Brook ,
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fruit

1. The grapes used to produce wine.
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fruit

A general term used to describe the presence of flavours derived from the grape that are reminiscent of other fruits.
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Fruit

A ripened ovary wall produced from a flower.
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fruit

fruit 1. The ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed-bearing plant, together with accessory parts, containing the seeds and occurring in a wide variety of forms. 2. An edible, usually sweet and fleshy form of a plant structure. 3. A part or an amount of a plant product, served as food. 4. The fertile, often spore-bearing structure of a plant that doe...
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Fruit

Fruit is a botanical term for the mature ovary of a plant comprised of two parts, the pericarp and the seed. In simple terms, a fruit is the product of a plant comprising its seed or seeds and the envelope around the seed or seeds.
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Fruit

Fruit is old British slang for a fellow, used as a term of address.
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fruit

fruit, matured ovary of the pistil of a flower, containing the seed. After the egg nucleus, or ovum, has been fertilized (see fertilization) and the embryo plantlet begins to form, the surrounding ovule (see pistil) develops into a seed and the ovary wall (pericarp) around the ovule becomes the frui...
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fruit

In flowering plants, the structure which encloses the seeds. True fruits develop from the ovary wall, such as bananas and tomatoes, though not all fruits are edible, such as the dry pods of milkweed or the winged fruits of the maple.
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fruit

In flowering plants, the structure which encloses the seeds. True fruits develop from the ovary wall, such as bananas and tomatoes, though not all fruits are edible, such as the dry pods of milkweed or the winged fruits of the maple.
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fruit

in its strict botanical sense, the fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds. Thus, apricots, bananas, and grapes, as well ... [18 related articles]
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fruit

In viticulture a very diverse and ambiguous term. In most cases, this is synonymous with the grape used; of the fruit set is a section in the vegetation cycle of the vine. As part of a wine address is fruity a popular term for the smell or taste. See also below Aroma and bouquet,
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Fruit

Seed bearing part of a plant.
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