edible fruit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n edible fruit edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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Usage

In literature:

The most important uses of trees in our country are for lumber, for fuel, and for the edible fruits and nuts which they bear.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Karl continued onward, pointing out to his companions several species of edible roots, fruits, and vegetables which the valley contained.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Does it not produce, for our use, roots, bulbs, truffles, mushrooms, edible leaves and exquisite fruit?
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
It resembles the other plants of the tribe of plantains, but its fruit is much smaller, although edible.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
Flowers in May; fruit ripe in August; not edible till fully ripe.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
We find it difficult to think otherwise than that the place of man's first appearance was one abounding in edible fruits.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
What fruits were edible, what poisonous?
"Astounding Stories, June, 1931" by Various
They supplement their other food with various edible roots, wild fruits, and honey, adding lizards, roasted monkeys, and venison.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
Here Maui lived on edible roots and fruits and raw fish, knowing little about cooked food, for the art of fire making was not yet known.
"Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina" by W. D. Westervelt
The candle tree produces a fruit shaped like a candle, but not edible.
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
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In news:

We brought them a fresh fruit bouquet from Edible Arrangements with locations in Rome and New Hartford.
We delivered them a delicious fruit bouquet from Edible Arrangements of Rome.
They will enjoy that great fruit bouquet from Edible Arrangements.
The idea that a garden can be both ornamental and edible has gained tremendous popularity since the turn of this century, partly because of economics, but also because of the satisfaction of growing fruits and vegetables.
Creating an edible aesthetic Pruning trees encourages fruit production while decorating the garden.
Vancouver is planning a substantial expansion of the city's inventory of edible-fruit and nut trees.
The stores, which sell edible fruit bouquets and chocolate dipped fruit, started in East Haven, Conn.
Fruits and veggies with an edible skin or no skin at all are the most contaminated.
The company My Fruity Faces is making edible stickers, including these images of Dora the Explorer, to stick to pieces of fruit in a bid to grab kids' interest.
With summer temperatures soaring to more than 50C, food suppliers in the Gulf face a challenge to ensure that perishable fruits and vegetables arrive in an edible state.
The trees produce large, usually red orb-like fruits filled with edible seeds, each of which is covered by a juice-filled membrane.
Prickly pears, the fruit of the nopal cactus, are available at the Full Circle Ranch booth at the Channel Islands farmers market, where Jorge Ruiz peels the thorny fruit, offering tastes of the seedy, edible interior.
Exotic edibles grab attention for their nutritional brawn—overshadowing everyday provisions that lack the headline pull of a rain forest fruit or an omega-3-rich seed.
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