Definition of fruit :
1. That which is produced; the effect or consequence of any action; advantageous or desirable product or result; disadvantageous or evil consequence or effect; as, the fruits of labor, of self- denial, of intemperance.
2. The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body.
3. The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3.
4. The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
5. The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.
6. To bear fruit.
7. Whatever is produced for the nourishment or enjoyment of man or animals by the processes of vegetable growth, as corn, grass, cotton, flax, etc.; - commonly used in the plural.
proceeds, increase, harvest-tide, ingestion, harvesting, reaping, harvest-festival, production, nut, tuber, fruitage, cause, produce, sequel, product, return, harvest-feast, harvest, ingathering, envelope, pay, output, root, resultant, take, sequent, corollary, end product, precipitate, harvest-time, takings, ramification, capsule, yield, growth, harvest-home, payoff, crop
effect (part of speech: noun)
posterity (part of speech: noun)
vegetation (part of speech: noun)
fruit (part of speech: noun)
kumquat, nectarine, avocado, prune, raspberry, quince, casaba melon, tamarind, date, raisin, fig, lime, apple, passion fruit, blueberry, grapefruit, guava, cherry, olive, blackberry, mango, banana, cantaloupe, apricot, currant, lemon, berry, papaya, peach, tangerine, melon, pomegranate, grape, cranberry, pear, loganberry, citron, plum, strawberry, orange, pineapple, watermelon, gooseberry
- I'm sure she hasn't tasted anything so delicious for years, for fruit cakes don't grow on Chestnut Terrace and she never goes anywhere else for a meal." - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- Observe particularly the kind of leaves and their arrangement, also the flowers and fruit. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
- Here, let's look at some fruit. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.