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fruit tree

n
(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
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The clearing was irregular, following the patches of the best soil, and every fruit tree and berry bush, and even each vegetable plant, had the water personally conducted to it.
I've got a little shack back here in the bush a hundred yards, and a pretty spring, and a few fruit trees and berry bushes.
But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.
We went from island to island, often making excellent bargains, until one day we landed at a spot which, though covered with fruit trees and abounding in springs of excellent water, appeared to possess neither houses nor people.
There were fewer houses and fewer fruit trees, and the farther they went the more dismal and lonesome the country became.
It was a long, not very broad strip of cultured ground, with an alley bordered by enormous old fruit trees down the middle; there was a sort of lawn, a parterre of rose-trees, some flower-borders, and, on the far side, a thickly planted copse of lilacs, laburnums, and acacias.
Through this seeming jungle ran tortuous paths, and the carved stone benches of the open garden gave place to rustic seats, and swings suspended from the branches of fruit trees.
Here the cousins had been at work, and all the climbing roses that clothed the wall with beauty were gone, and some very neat fruit trees, tidily nailed up at proper intervals, reigned in their stead.
The fruit trees, far enough away from the wall to be beyond the reach of its cold shade, were tossing their flower-laden heads in the sunshine in a carelessly well-satisfied fashion that filled my heart with envy.
And really, you don't need to be an expert to have a backyard fruit tree, For most, you just dig a hole, put a tree in the hole, watch it grow and water as needed.
The Chungbuk Farm Cooperative in Okcheon, North Chungcheong Province, sent the second shipment consisting of 10 kinds of fruit tree saplings, including apple, peach, persimmon and plum trees, to a port in Incheon, west of Seoul.
It would be most convenient to have a self-pollinating miniature fruit tree (and most are), but I'm afraid our little lemon tree needs help with pollination.