fruit
[fruːt]
NOUN
fruits (plural noun)
  1. the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food.
    "tropical fruits such as mangoes and papaya" ·
    "eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables"
  2. NORTH AMERICAN
    informal
    offensive
    a male homosexual.
VERB
fruits (third person present) · fruited (past tense) · fruited (past participle) · fruiting (present participle)
  1. (of a tree or other plant) produce fruit.
    "the trees fruit very early"
    synonyms:
    produce fruit · bear fruit
ORIGIN
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin fructus ‘enjoyment of produce, harvest’, from frui ‘enjoy’, related to fruges ‘fruits of the earth’, plural (and most common form) of frux, frug- ‘fruit’.
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How to use fruit in a sentence?
smokers are advised to eat more fruit, as the weed can increase the risk of gastric cancer.
an effervescent mixture of cheap wine, fruit flavours, sugar, and carbon dioxide.
fresh fruit and wholemeal bread are important sources of roughage in the diet.
to peel fruit, cover with boiling water and then plunge them into iced water.
wait until first flowers have set fruit before planting out the peppers.
if you have a sweet tooth, opt for things like fruit and low-fat yogurt.
pour boiling water over the fruit and leave it to stand for 5 minutes.
the natural sugars in the fruit will be concentrated when it is dried.
she canned the vegetables and preserved the fruit from the garden.
I picked a fruit and watched the ooze of fig milk from the stem.
non-professionals like fruit vendors and newspaper distributors.
dark fruit that would leave purple stains on the table napkins.
temperature is a critical factor in successful fruit storage.
the sugars in the fruit are readily assimilated by the body.
the pupils began to appreciate the fruits of their labours.
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How to say fruit in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)vrugte, vrug, vruggies
Arabic (NOUN)الفاكهة, الفواكه, فاكهة, ثمرة, فواكه, الثمرة, الثمار, المثمرة
Bangla ফল
Bosnian (Latin) voće
Bulgarian (NOUN)плодове, плод, овощни, плодни, плодът, плода
Cantonese (Traditional) 水果
Catalan (NOUN)fruita
Chinese Simplified 水果
Chinese Traditional 水果
Croatian (NOUN)voće, voća, voćni, plod, voćem, voćne, voćna, voćnog
Czech (NOUN)ovoce, ovocné, plody
Danish (NOUN)frugt
Dutch (NOUN)vruchten, groenten
Estonian (NOUN)puu, puuviljad, vilja
Fijian vuana
Filipino prutas
Finnish (NOUN)hedelmiä
French (NOUN)fruits
German (NOUN)Frucht, Obst
Greek (NOUN)φρούτα, καρπός, οπωροφόρων, οπωρωφόρα, καρπών
Haitian Creole donnen
Hebrew (NOUN)פירות, פרי, הפירות, הפרי, ופירות, לפירות
Hindi (NOUN)फल
Hmong Daw txiv mab txiv ntoo
Hungarian (NOUN)gyümölcs, zöldség, termés
Icelandic (NOUN)ávöxtum, ávextir
Indonesian (NOUN)buah, buahnya
Italian (NOUN)frutta
Japanese (NOUN)フルーツ, 果物, 果実, 実
Kiswahili (NOUN)matunda, tunda, uzao
Klingon na'ra
Korean (NOUN)과일, 열매
Latvian (NOUN)augļu
Lithuanian (NOUN)vaisių
Malagasy voa
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)buah, buahan
Maltese (NOUN)frott
Norwegian Bokmål frukt
Persian (NOUN)میوه, ميوه
Polish (NOUN)owoców, owoce, owoc, owocami, owocu
Portuguese (NOUN)fruta, fruto, frutinha
Querétaro Otomi ixi
Romanian (NOUN)fructe, roada
Russian (NOUN)фрукты, плоды, свои плоды
Samoan fua
Serbian (Cyrillic) воће
Serbian (Latin) voće
Slovak (NOUN)ovocie, ovocné, plody, s ovocím
Slovenian (NOUN)sadje, sadja, sadni, sadne, plodov, sadna, sadove, sadežev, sadju, sadno
Spanish (NOUN)fruta, fruto
Swedish (NOUN)frukt
Tahitian maa hotu
Tamil பழம்
Telugu పండు
Thai (NOUN)ผลไม้
Tongan fua
Turkish (NOUN)meyve, meyva
Ukrainian (NOUN)фрукти, плід, плоди, плодових, плодів, плоду, пл
Urdu (NOUN)پھل, پھلوں
Vietnamese (NOUN)trái cây, quả
Welsh (NOUN)ffrwythau
Yucatec Maya fruta
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