miracle fruit

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miracle fruit

n
informal the small, red, edible berry of the plant Synsepalum dulcificum, which contains a protein that makes bitter things taste sweet
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Finally, in "Forbidden Fruit," dowdy, middle-aged Edith happens upon a mysterious fruit that completely alters her life—and the life of Kent, an attractive, young neighbor.
A MYSTERIOUS fruit thief has been stripping apple and plum trees - much to the bafflement of their owners.
The histories of Fuqqa (a sort of beer) and nabidh , (wine) are evoked, as is a mysterious fruit called an utrujj , the first citrus fruit known to Arabs, which is written about in a hadith, and described as having an exquisite taste and a heady scent.
3) depicts a natural world fraught with potential for good and evil: the saint, eyes closed, head in hand, in a dream-like landscape, points to the Paschal Lamb while an outrageous thistle with mysterious fruit rises sinuously in the foreground.
And that's about all we know about this mysterious fruit.
The dear old apple tree stands way in the back, gnarled and bent to the wind, next to a mysterious fruit tree whose identity will be revealed come springtime.
Examining mysterious fruit and sniffing vegetables was all part of the visit, which aimed to let the Year One pupils experience food naturally.