1      (Botany)   the ripened ovary of a flowering plant, containing one or more seeds. It may be dry, as in the poppy, or fleshy, as in the peach  
2    any fleshy part of a plant, other than the above structure, that supports the seeds and is edible, such as the strawberry  
3    the spore-producing structure of plants that do not bear seeds  
4    any plant product useful to man, including grain, vegetables, etc.  
5    often pl   the result or consequence of an action or effort  
6      (Brit)  
slang, old-fashioned   chap; fellow: used as a term of address  
7    Slang     (chiefly Brit)   a person considered to be eccentric or insane  
8    Slang     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a male homosexual  
9    Archaic   offspring of man or animals; progeny  
10    to bear or cause to bear fruit  
     (C12: from Old French, from Latin fructus enjoyment, profit, fruit, from frui to enjoy)  
  fruitlike      adj  

accessory fruit  
      n      another name for       pseudocarp  
collective fruit  
      n      another name for       multiple fruit  
false fruit  
      n      another name for       pseudocarp  
forbidden fruit  
      n   any pleasure or enjoyment regarded as illicit, esp. sexual indulgence  
fruit bat  
      n   any large Old World bat of the suborder Megachiroptera, occurring in tropical and subtropical regions and feeding on fruit  
   Compare       insectivorous bat  
fruit body  
      n      a variant of       fruiting body  
fruit cocktail  
      n   fruit salad consisting of small or diced fruits  
fruit cup  
      n   a variety of fruits served in a cup or glass as an appetizer or dessert  
fruit drop  
1    the premature shedding of fruit from a tree before fully ripe  
2    a boiled sweet with a fruity flavour  
fruit fly  
1    any small dipterous fly of the family Trypetidae, which feed on and lay their eggs in plant tissues  
   See also       gallfly  
2    any dipterous fly of the genus Drosophila  
   See       drosophila  
fruit knife  
      n   a small stainless knife for cutting fruit  
fruit machine  
      n     (Brit)   a gambling machine that pays out when certain combinations of diagrams, usually of fruit, appear on a dial  
fruit salad  
      n   a dish consisting of sweet fruits cut up and served in a syrup: often sold canned  
fruit sugar  
      n      another name for       fructose  
fruit tree  
      n   any tree that bears edible fruit  
key fruit  
      n      another name for       samara  
kiwi fruit  
      n   the edible oval fruit of the kiwi plant, Actinidia chinensis, a climbing plant native to Asia but grown extensively in New Zealand; it has a brown fuzzy skin and pale green flesh,   (Also called)    Chinese gooseberry  
Mediterranean fruit fly  
      n   a species of dipterous fly, Ceratitis capitata, having marbled wings, whose maggots tunnel into fruits such as citrus, peach, and vine in the Mediterranean area, South Africa, and elsewhere: family Trypetidae,   (Also called)    medfly  
multiple fruit  
      n   a fruit, such as a pineapple, formed from the ovaries of individual flowers in an inflorescence  
passion fruit  
      n   the edible fruit of any of various passionflowers, esp. granadilla  
sharon fruit  
      n      another name for       persimmon       2  
simple fruit  
      n   a fruit, such as a grape or cherry, that is formed from only one ovary  
soft fruit  
      n     (Brit)   any of various types of small edible stoneless fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries, and currants, borne mainly on low-growing plants or bushes  
star fruit  
      n      another name for       carambola  
stone fruit  
      n      the nontechnical name for       drupe  
wall fruit  
      n   fruit grown on trees trained against a wall for the shelter and warmth it provides  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  


1    crop, harvest, produce, product, yield  
2    advantage, benefit, consequence, effect, end result, outcome, profit, result, return, reward  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

! good fruit comes from good seed n.
bon fruit vient de bonne semence

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au temps des fruits, le jardinier devient sourd
something easy to get
août mûrit les fruits, septembre les cueille
celui qui plante un cocotier souvent n'en mange pas les fruits
affaire menée sans bruit, se fait avec plus de fruits
bourgeon de saint_valerien, le fruit n'est pas loin
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
fleshy part of stone fruits (egg. peaches, plums)
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