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Definizione monolingua fruit



fruit (third-person singular simple present fruits, present participle fruiting, simple past and past participle fruited)

  1. To produce fruit.

fruit (countable and uncountable; plural fruits) (see Usage notes for discussion of plural)

  1. (botany) The seed-bearing part of a plant, often edible, colourful/colorful and fragrant, produced from a floral ovary after fertilization.
    While cucumber is technically a fruit, one would not usually use it to make jam.
  2. Any sweet, edible part of a plant that resembles seed-bearing fruit, even if it does not develop from a floral ovary; also used in a technically imprecise sense for some sweet or sweetish vegetables, such as rhubarb, that resemble a true fruit or are used in cookery as if they were a fruit.
    Fruit salad is a simple way of making fruits into a dessert.
  3. A positive end result or reward of labour or effort.
    His long nights in the office eventually bore fruit, when his business boomed and he was given a raise.
  4. Offspring from a sexual union.
    The litter was the fruit of the union between our whippet and their terrier.
  5. (colloquial, derogatory, dated) A homosexual or effeminate man.

Definizione italiano>inglese fruit

Traduzione 'veloce'

frutto |frutta |finocchio |frocio |corniola |frutti |fruttifero |fruttificare |fruttu |nocciolo |palla |prodotto |seme |

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