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fruit tree

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(Plants) any tree that bears edible fruit
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Noun1.fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruitfruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit    
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
avocado tree, Persea Americana, avocado - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
durian, durian tree, Durio zibethinus, durion - tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
Salvadora persica, toothbrush tree, mustard tree - glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
olive tree - a tree of the genus Olea cultivated for its fruit
anchovy pear, anchovy pear tree, Grias cauliflora - West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango
Eugenia corynantha, sour cherry - Australian tree with sour red fruit
Eugenia uniflora, pitanga, Surinam cherry - Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
Eugenia jambos, jambosa, rose apple, rose-apple tree - tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
jaboticaba, jaboticaba tree, Myrciaria cauliflora - small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches
guava bush, Psidium guajava, true guava, guava - small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit
guava, Psidium littorale, strawberry guava, yellow cattley guava - small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
cattley guava, Psidium cattleianum, Psidium littorale longipes, purple strawberry guava - small tropical shrubby tree bearing deep red oval fruit
Brazilian guava, Psidium guineense - South American tree having fruit similar to the true guava
pomegranate, pomegranate tree, Punica granatum - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
mamey, Mammea americana, mammee apple, mammee tree, mammee - tropical American tree having edible fruit with a leathery rind
Carica papaya, melon tree, papaia, papaya, papaya tree, pawpaw - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
mulberry, mulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, breadfruit, breadfruit tree - native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
Artocarpus odoratissima, marang, marang tree - Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
Chrysobalanus icaco, coco plum, coco plum tree, cocoa plum, icaco - small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
Cydonia oblonga, quince, quince bush - small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
Eriobotrya japonica, Japanese medlar, loquat, loquat tree, Japanese plum - evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan
apple tree - any tree of the genus Malus especially those bearing firm rounded edible fruits
medlar tree, Mespilus germanica, medlar - small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
plum, plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plumcot, plumcot tree - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
apricot, apricot tree - Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
Translations
gyümölcsfa

fruit tree

nalbero da frutto
References in classic literature ?
For the main garden, I do not deny, but there should be some fair alleys ranged on both sides, with fruit-trees; and some pretty tufts of fruittrees, and arbors with seats, set in some decent order; but these to be by no means set too thick; but to leave the main garden so as it be not close, but the air open and free.
Besides the big three, some of the other moths that feed on the fruit of apple trees are the lesser appleworm, redbanded leafroller, green fruitworm, fruittree leafroller, obliquebanded leafroller and the oriental fruit moth.
Apples and even pears can be fed to rabbits, and of course they love to chew on twigs or pieces of branches you prune from fruittrees.