edible fruit


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Noun1.edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet fleshedible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
garden truck, green goods, green groceries, produce - fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
freestone - fruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
cling, clingstone - fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
peel, skin - the rind of a fruit or vegetable
windfall - fruit that has fallen from the tree
apple - fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
lansa, lansat, lanseh, lanset - East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
star fruit, carambola - deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert
ceriman, monstera - tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor
carissa plum, natal plum - edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant
citrous fruit, citrus, citrus fruit - any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
ugli, ugli fruit, tangelo - large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
apricot - downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach
peach - downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
nectarine - a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
pitahaya - highly colored edible fruit of pitahaya cactus having bright red juice; often as large as a peach
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
dried fruit - fruit preserved by drying
fig - fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried
ananas, pineapple - large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
river pear, anchovy pear - West Indian fruit resembling the mango; often pickled
banana - elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh
passion fruit - egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks
breadfruit - a large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; the roasted seeds resemble chestnuts
jak, jackfruit, jack - immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
eggfruit, canistel - ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
melon - any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh
cherry - a red fruit with a single hard stone
coco plum, cocoa plum, icaco - plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves; tropical American
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
papaw, pawpaw - fruit with yellow flesh; related to custard apples
papaya - large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh
kai apple - South African fruit smelling and tasting like apricots; used for pickles and preserves
ketembilla, kitambilla, kitembilla - maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
ackee, akee - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
durian - huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts
pineapple guava, feijoa - dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh; used chiefly for jellies and preserves
genip, Spanish lime - round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes
genipap, genipap fruit - a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
kiwi fruit, Chinese gooseberry, kiwi - fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
loquat, Japanese plum - yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies
mangosteen - two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
mango - large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
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We have been living upon the fat of the land, Ahm, having shown us the edible fruits, tubers and herbs, and twice a week we go out after fresh meat.
However, there were trees, and among them we soon descried edible fruits with which we broke our long fast.
The dinosaur's name was not inspired by edible fruit, but instead by the Fruita Paleontological Area in Colorado, where its remains were discovered.
alkekengi, the garden Chinese lantern, also produces edible fruit, albeit a bit smaller.
However, because grapefruits and organges can be difficult to peel, most of this work is done by hand--a process both time consuming and labor-intensive, and one that wastes up to 30 percent of the edible fruit. Two decases ago, 20 processing plants produced citrus sections in Florida; today there are only two.
Products with significant export growth to UK included vegetable plaiting materials, articles of base metal, glass and glassware, man-made filaments, beverages, spirits and vinegar, man-made filaments, edible fruit & nuts, knitted or crocheted fabrics, articles of apparel and clothing accessories etc.
What name is shared by a racquet sport and a large edible fruit? 5.
Look for this small tree (fits anywhere in the landscape) with a vase-shaped growth habit and multicolored exfoliating bark to produce quantities of hanging small reddish edible fruit on every branch.
Look out for dramatic banana trees, or quick-growing orange and lemon trees with edible fruit. From McCord: 0870 908 7020.
And a benefit in this approach to chemical insect control, he notes, is that the active agents should be present only in the leaves, not in the edible fruit.
Moving features super seeds, edible fruit and exploding seeds, while in feeding there is a giant Venus fly trap that feeds off insects that fly into its jaws.