true fruit


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true fruit

n.
A fruit in which all tissues are derived from a ripened ovary and its contents.
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The company recently introduced Sunkist True Fruit Clusters in four varieties.
She'll define a true fruit, observe their diversity and learn about how their colors, textures, sizes, ripening times and chemistry influence how their seeds are dispersed.
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Ragsdale is the true fruit of those hearings--and a Justice Bork, sadly, could have done nothing to prevent it.
The minister directed the EDOs to handover all completed schemes with plaques inscribed with full information regarding the nature of the schemes and to ensure quality material in constructions so that the people of Malakand could enjoy true fruit of projects for which the provincial government has allocated huge funds.
The pear is a type of pome, a false fruit in which five carpels - the true fruit - form a core containing the seed.
This New Evangelization was to be "new not in content but in ardor, methods, and expression"[3] It is readily apparent from his teaching and ministry that for Pope John Paul the Great, the New Evangelization was the true fruit of the Second Vatican Council.
Some of the true fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) are major economic agricultural pests in several African countries (White & Elson-Harris 1992).
Back in Bergen's auditorium, a lone European student ventured that only a substantive shift in Washington's policy toward the region could bear true fruit and boost the US quest to succeed in the struggle against terrorism.
If products were true fruit juices, it wouldn't be necessary to add sugar or artificial sweeteners because fruit contains natural sugars.
Date sugar: A true fruit sugar, date sugar is nothing more than ground dried dates.
choice for martinis because the flavors are blended early in the distillation process, creating a highly refined vodka with smooth, bold, and true fruit tastes.