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Main Entry: 1fruit
Pronunciation: primarystressfrüt
Function: noun
1 : a usually useful product of plant growth (as grain) <fruits of the earth>
2 a : a product of fertilization in a plant with its coverings or associated parts; especially : the ripened ovary of a seed plant (as the pod of a pea, a nut, a grain, or a berry) with or without the attached parts b : the ripened ovary of a seed plant (as an apple or raspberry) when sweet and pulpy c : a juicy plant part (as the stalk of a rhubarb) used chiefly as a dessert
3 : 2RESULT 1, product <the fruits of our labors>
- fruit·ed /-schwad/ adjective

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