edible fruit

Definitions of edible fruit
  1. noun
    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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    freestone
    fruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
    cling, clingstone
    fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
    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
    carambola, star fruit
    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
    tangelo, ugli, ugli fruit
    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
    anchovy pear, river 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
    jack, jackfruit, jak
    immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
    canistel, eggfruit
    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
    feijoa, pineapple guava
    dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh; used chiefly for jellies and preserves
    Spanish lime, genip
    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
    Chinese gooseberry, kiwi, kiwi fruit
    fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
    Japanese plum, loquat
    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
    sapodilla, sapodilla plum, sapota
    tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
    mammee, marmalade plum, sapote
    brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
    tamarind, tamarindo
    large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
    aguacate, alligator pear, avocado, avocado pear
    a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
    date
    sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
    elderberry
    berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
    guava
    tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp; eaten fresh or used for e.g. jellies
    mombin
    purplish tropical fruit
    hog plum, yellow mombin
    yellow oval tropical fruit
    hog plum, wild plum
    fruit of the wild plum of southern United States
    jaboticaba
    tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
    Chinese date, Chinese jujube, jujube
    dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
    leechee, lichee, lichi, litchee, litchi, litchi nut, lychee
    Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    dragon's eye, longanberry
    Asian fruit similar to litchi
    mamey, mammee, mammee apple
    globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
    marang
    tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp
    medlar
    crabapple-like fruit used for preserves
    medlar
    a South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste
    pear
    sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
    plumcot
    hybrid between plum and apricot
    pomegranate
    large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
    prickly pear
    round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
    garambulla
    small berrylike fruit
    Barbados gooseberry, blade apple
    small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies
    native peach, quandang, quandong, quantong
    red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam
    quince
    aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
    rambotan, rambutan
    pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
    pulasan, pulassan
    fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter
    rose apple
    fragrant oval yellowish tropical fruit used in jellies and confections
    sorb, sorb apple
    acid gritty-textured fruit
    sour gourd
    acid-tasting Australian gourd-like fruit with a woody rind and large seeds
    monkey bread, sour gourd
    African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
    crab apple, crabapple
    small sour apple; suitable for preserving
    dessert apple, eating apple
    an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
    cooking apple
    an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
    European blueberry, bilberry, whortleberry
    blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
    huckleberry
    blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
    blueberry
    sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants
    boxberry, checkerberry, spiceberry, teaberry, wintergreen
    spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    cranberry
    very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
    cowberry, lingonberry, lowbush cranberry, mountain cranberry
    tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
    currant
    any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
    blackberry
    large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
    boysenberry
    large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries
    dewberry
    blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
    loganberry
    large red variety of the dewberry
    raspberry
    red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
    juneberry, saskatoon, serviceberry, shadberry
    edible purple or red berries
    strawberry
    sweet fleshy red fruit
    hackberry, sugarberry
    small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits; southern United States
    persimmon
    orange fruit resembling a plum; edible when fully ripe
    West Indian cherry, acerola, barbados cherry, surinam cherry
    acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
    orange
    round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
    mandarin, mandarin orange
    a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
    kumquat
    small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
    lemon
    yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
    lime
    the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
    grapefruit
    large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half
    pomelo, shaddock
    large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
    citrange
    more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges; used in beverages and marmalade
    citron
    large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved
    damson, damson plum
    dark purple plum of the damson tree
    greengage, greengage plum
    sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
    beach plum
    small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
    sloe
    small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
    Victoria plum
    a large red plum served as dessert
    dried apricot
    apricots preserved by drying
    prune
    dried plum
    raisin
    dried grape
    granadilla
    the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
    sweet calabash
    apple-sized passion fruit of the West Indies
    bell apple, sweet cup, water lemon, yellow granadilla
    the edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle
    melon ball
    a bite of melon cut as a sphere
    muskmelon, sweet melon
    the fruit of a muskmelon vine; any of several sweet melons related to cucumbers
    watermelon
    large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
    black cherry, sweet cherry
    any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh
    Mexican black cherry, capulin
    Mexican black cherry
    sour cherry
    acid cherries used for pies and preserves
    bullace grape, muscadine
    dull-purple grape of southern United States
    slipskin grape
    a grape whose skin slips readily from the pulp
    vinifera grape
    grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
    cherimolla, cherimoya
    large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples
    guanabana, soursop
    large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
    Jamaica apple, bullock's heart
    large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp
    annon, sugar apple, sweetsop
    sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
    ilama
    whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States
    pond apple
    ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh; related to custard apples
    mulberry
    sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
    bosc
    greenish-yellow pear
    anjou
    a pear with firm flesh and a green skin
    bartlett, bartlett pear
    juicy yellow pear
    seckel, seckel pear
    small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
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    garden truck, green goods, green groceries, produce
    fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    fruit
    the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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