Fruit-bearing

  • 1 fruit-bearing — adjective Bearing fruit …

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  • 2 fruit´ful|ness — fruit|ful «FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. producing much fruit; bearing plenty fruit. 2. Figurative. producing much of anything; prolific: »a fruitful mind. SYNONYM(S): productive, fertile. 3. Figurative. having good results; bringing benefit or… …

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  • 3 fruit´ful|ly — fruit|ful «FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. producing much fruit; bearing plenty fruit. 2. Figurative. producing much of anything; prolific: »a fruitful mind. SYNONYM(S): productive, fertile. 3. Figurative. having good results; bringing benefit or… …

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  • 4 fruit|ful — «FROOT fuhl», adjective. 1. producing much fruit; bearing plenty fruit. 2. Figurative. producing much of anything; prolific: »a fruitful mind. SYNONYM(S): productive, fertile. 3. Figurative. having good results; bringing benefit or profit: »a… …

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  • 5 bearing — [ber′iŋ] n. 1. way of carrying and conducting oneself; carriage; manner; mien 2. a support or supporting part 3. a) the act, power, or period of producing young, fruit, etc. b) ability to produce c) anything borne or produced, as a crop, fruit,… …

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  • 6 Fruit tree propagation — is usually carried out through asexual reproduction by grafting or budding the desired variety onto a suitable rootstock. Perennial plants can be propagated either by sexual or vegetative means. Sexual reproduction occurs when male pollen from… …

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  • 7 fruit — ► NOUN 1) the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. 2) Botany the seed bearing structure of a plant, e.g. an acorn. 3) the result or reward of work or activity. 4) informal, derogatory,… …

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  • 8 Fruit tree pruning — Pruning fruit trees is a technique that is employed by gardeners to control growth, remove dead or diseased wood or stimulate the formation of flowers and fruit buds. The most economical pruning is done early in the season, when buds begin to… …

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  • 9 Fruit tree — A fruit tree is a tree bearing fruit mdash; the structures formed by the ripened ovary of a flower containing one or more seeds. However, because all trees of flowering plants produce fruit (essentially all trees except tree ferns and… …

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  • 10 fruit tree — noun tree bearing edible fruit (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Hyponyms: ↑custard apple, ↑custard apple tree, ↑avocado, ↑avocado tree …

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  • 11 fruit — 1. noun /fɹuːt/ a) The seed bearing part of a plant, often edible, colourful/colorful and fragrant, produced from a floral ovary after fertilization. While cucumber is technically a fruit, one would not usually use it to make jam. b) Any sweet,… …

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  • 12 Fruit — For other uses, see Fruit (disambiguation). Several culinary fruits …

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  • 13 fruit — n. & v. n. 1 a the usu. sweet and fleshy edible product of a plant or tree, containing seed. b (in sing.) these in quantity (eats fruit). 2 the seed of a plant or tree with its covering, e.g. an acorn, pea pod, cherry, etc. 3 (usu. in pl.)… …

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  • 14 fruit — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from frut, fruit, from Latin fructus fruit, use, from frui to enjoy, have the use of more at brook Date: 12th century 1. a. a product of plant growth (as grain, vegetables, or cotton) <… …

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  • 15 fruit — Synonyms and related words: Catawba, Persian melon, Valencia orange, acorn, advantages, aftermath, akee, alligator pear, ananas, apple, apricot, artifact, auntie, avocado, banana, bear, bear fruit, bearberry, bearing, benefits, berry, bi guy,… …

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  • 16 bearing — Synonyms and related words: Zeitgeist, action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, affective meaning, aftermath, aim, air, air express, airfreight, airlift, applicability, application, appositeness, aspect, asportation, attitude, axis …

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  • 17 bearing — noun Date: 13th century 1. the manner in which one bears or comports oneself 2. a. the act, power, or time of bringing forth offspring or fruit b. a product of bearing ; crop 3. a. an object, surface, or point that supports …

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  • 18 fruit — noun 1》 the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food.     ↘Botany the seed bearing structure of a plant, e.g. an acorn.     ↘archaic or literary natural produce that can be used for food: the… …

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  • 19 Fruit of the Holy Spirit — The Fruit of the Spirit is a concept from the Christian New Testament of The Bible, specifically the Epistle to the Galatians chapter 5. Fruit is used to mean end product or harvest , and hence the passage describes what the writer expects to… …

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  • 20 Fruit of the Loom —    This company dates back to 1851 when textile mill owner Robert Knight of Rhode Island was inspired by a friend s fruit artwork and trademarked the name. The company made men s and women s underwear initially but later diversified to other… …

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