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soft fruit

n
(Botany) Brit any of various types of small edible stoneless fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries, and currants, borne mainly on low-growing plants or bushes

soft fruit

- Fruit that grows on bushes, such as berries, strawberries and currants, as contrasted with top fruit.
See also related terms for strawberries.
Translations

soft fruit

n (Brit) → frutti mpl di bosco
References in classic literature ?
Once he crossed the trail of Numa, the lion, pausing for a moment to hurl a soft fruit at the snarling face of his enemy, and to taunt and insult him, calling him eater of carrion and brother of Dango, the hyena.
This week's recipe, as promised, features our lovely Scottish soft fruits again.
Blackcurrants are regarded as one of the easiest soft fruits to produce because harvest is mechanised and the fruit is grown in the open air rather than under plastic.
Angus Soft Fruits, the family business that James is part of, has been supplying Aldi for several years now, ensuring its customers get the very best of what Scotland's larder has to offer.
The family firm has been farming soft fruits since 1992.
Rinse soft fruits and berries, place into a mixing bowl and squash it down with a fork.
Our cool temperate climate, especially south facing slopes influenced by the warm Gulf Stream, is ideal for soft fruits.
Maitre Prunille handles many soft fruits, which are packed into Stabilo or Qpatroseal bags for both home and export markets.
Another recent item to be added to the Gourmet Depot catalogue is the company's Trophy Premium Soft Fruits. These products have been greatly popular within the European market and are high in fiber, low in calories as well as being sodium and fat free - making them the ideal snack for the health conscious Canadian this summer.