Definition of apple :
1. Any fruit or other vegetable production resembling, or supposed to resemble, the apple; as, apple of love, or love apple ( a tomato), balsam apple, egg apple, oak apple.
2. Any tree genus Pyrus which has the stalk sunken into the base of the fruit; an apple tree.
3. Anything round like an apple; as, an apple of gold.
4. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree ( Pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate zones.
5. To grow like an apple; to bear apples.
fruit (part of speech: noun)
gooseberry, melon, cranberry, strawberry, date, kumquat, blackberry, olive, casaba melon, watermelon, banana, guava, blueberry, cantaloupe, tamarind, pomegranate, grape, tangerine, mango, pineapple, grapefruit, plum, loganberry, berry, fruit, currant, prune, raisin, passion fruit, nectarine, raspberry
tree (part of speech: noun)
dogwood, eucalyptus, rosewood, poplar, tamarack, mahogany, cashew, laurel, balsam, lemon, acacia, mulberry, cedar, ebony, balsa, yew, redwood, beech, banyan, mimosa, weeping willow, willow, mountain ash, pear, sycamore, hickory, cassia, pecan, orange, elder, gum, lime, linden, teak, juniper, quince, oak, fir, sequoia, almond, palm, fig, peach, butternut, spruce, cottonwood, apricot, citron, coconut, larch, ash, magnolia, aspen, locust, alder, sandalwood, mangrove, papaya, cherry, avocado, elm, cypress, birch, chestnut, pine, maple, tree, walnut, breadfruit, ironwood
- He succeeded in getting safely out of the palace, mounted his horse, and rode home, and all the time he was carrying the apple it kept on singing. - "Europa's Fairy Book", Joseph Jacobs.
- We have a very fine orchard of peach- and apple- trees, set out mostly a year ago last spring, and many of the trees will soon bear, they having been moved from orchards which were set out for the use of families on different points of what we now call our domain. - "History of American Socialisms", John Humphrey Noyes.
- " Marvelous," AhnRee said, looking back at the apple tree. - "Joe Burke's Last Stand", John Moncure Wetterau.