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pine·ap·ple

 (pīn′ăp′əl)
n.
1.
a. A tropical American plant (Ananas comosus) having large swordlike leaves and a large, fleshy, edible, multiple fruit with a terminal tuft of leaves.
b. The fruit of this plant.
2. Slang A hand grenade.

[Middle English pinappel, pine cone : pine, pine; see pine1 + appel, apple; see apple.]

pineapple

(ˈpaɪnˌæpəl)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical American bromeliaceous plant, Ananas comosus, cultivated in the tropics for its large fleshy edible fruit
2. (Plants) the fruit of this plant, consisting of an inflorescence clustered around a fleshy axis and surmounted by a tuft of leaves
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) military slang a hand grenade
[C14 pinappel pine cone; C17: applied to the fruit because of its appearance]

pine•ap•ple

(ˈpaɪˌnæp əl)

n.
1. the edible, juicy, collective fruit of a tropical bromeliad, Ananas comosus, that develops from a spike or head of flowers and is surmounted by a crown of leaves.
2. the plant itself, having a short stem and rigid, spiny-margined, recurved leaves.
3. a small hand grenade shaped like a pineapple.
[1655–65; earlier, a pine cone, Middle English pinappel]

pineapple

  • collective fruit - That which is formed from a mass of flowers, as the mulberry, pineapple, etc.
  • Hawaiian pizza - A pizza topped with pineapple and ham or prosciutto.
  • pineapple - Originally, pineapple was the word for pinecone, since the cone is the fruit of the pine and apple had the former general meaning "fruit"; pineapple is neither "pine" nor "apple," but is a very big berry and is also called "king pine" or "excellent fruit."
  • multiple fruit, fruitlet - The pineapple is termed a multiple fruit because it forms from the individual ovaries of several flowers; each raised button on its surface is called a fruitlet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pineapple - a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leavespineapple - a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
ananas, pineapple - large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Ananas, genus Ananas - a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples)
2.pineapple - large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leavespineapple - large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Ananas comosus, pineapple, pineapple plant - a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
Translations
أناناسأَنَانَاس
ananas
ananas
آناناس
ananas
ananas
ananász
ananas
パイナップル
파인애플
ananasas
ananass
ananás
ananas
ananas
สับปะรด
quả dứa

pineapple

[ˈpaɪnˌæpl] Npiña f, ananá(s) m (LAm)

pineapple

[ˈpaɪnæpəl]
nananas m
modif [ice-cream, milk-shake] → à l'ananas; [chunks] → d'ananas; [flavour] → ananaspineapple juice njus m d'ananaspine cone npomme f de pinpine grove npinède fpine kernel npignon m de pinpine needle naiguille f de pinpine nut npignon m de pin

pineapple

nAnanas f; pineapple chunksAnanasstücke pl; pineapple juiceAnanassaft m

pineapple

[ˈpaɪnˌæpl] nananas m inv

pineapple

(ˈpainӕpl) noun
a type of large tropical fruit shaped like a large pine-cone, or the plant which produces it.

pineapple

أَنَانَاس ananas ananas Ananas ανανάς piña ananas ananas ananas ananas パイナップル 파인애플 ananas ananas ananas abacaxi, ananás ананас ananas สับปะรด ananas quả dứa 菠萝

pineapple

n piña
References in periodicals archive ?
Juice obtained from crushed leaves of Ananas sativus was taken with lime water to treat helmintic infestations.
Robinson 9 Ananas sativus Bromeliaceae Anarosh Schult.