Fruit and nuts
Word
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Note
almond
/ˈɑːl.mənd/ the drupaceous fruit of a small tree (Prunus dulcis synonym P. amygdalus) of the rose family with flowers and young fruit resembling those of the peach
apple
apple fruit/ˈæp.əl/ a fruit (such as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (such as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple
apricot
/ˈeɪ.prɪ.kɑːt/ the oval orange-colored fruit of a temperate-zone tree (Prunus armeniaca) resembling the related peach and plum in flavor
avocado
/ˌæv.əˈkɑː.doʊ/ a pulpy green- to purple-skinned nutty-flavored fruit of any of various tropical American trees (genus Persea especially P. americana) of the laurel family
banana
banana fruit/bəˈnæn.ə/
berry
berry fruits/ˈber.i/ a simple fruit (such as a grape, blueberry, tomato, or cucumber) with a pulpy or fleshy pericarp
blackberry
blackberry fruit/ˈblæk.ber.i/ the usually black or dark purple juicy but seedy edible aggregate fruit of various brambles (genus Rubus) of the rose family
blackcurrant
/ˈblæk.kɝː.ənt/ a European perennial currant (Ribes nigrum) bearing aromatic edible black berries that are used especially in flavoring liqueur (such as cassis)
boysenberry
/ˈbɔɪznˌbɛri/ a large reddish black fruit with a raspberry flavor
cantaloupe
/ˈkæn.t̬ə.loʊp/ a small widely cultivated muskmelon (Cucumis melo reticulatus) with a heavily netted rind and usually orange flesh
carob
carob fruit/ˈker.əb/ a pod of the carob tree or its sweet pulp having a flavor similar to that of chocolate
cashew
/ˈkæʃ.uː/ /kəˈʃuː/ a tropical American tree (Anacardium occidentale of the family Anacardiaceae, the cashew family) grown for a phenolic oil and the edible kernel of its nut and for a gum from its stem
chestnut
/ˈtʃes.nʌt/ the edible nut of a chestnut
citrus
/ˈsɪt.rəs/ any of a group of often thorny trees and shrubs (Citrus and related genera) of the rue family grown in warm regions for their edible fruit (such as the orange or lemon) with firm usually thick rind and pulpy flesh
clementine
/ˈklem.ən.tiːn/ a small nearly seedless citrus fruit that is probably a hybrid between a tangerine and an orange
coconut
/ˈkoʊ.kə.nʌt/ the drupaceous fruit of the coconut palm whose outer fibrous husk yields coir and whose nut contains thick edible meat and, in the fresh fruit, a clear liquid (see COCONUT WATER)
crab apple
/ˈkræb ˌæp.əl/ any of various wild or cultivated trees (genus Malus) that are cultivars or relatives of the cultivated apple and that produce small sour fruit
cranberry
/ˈkræn.ber.i/ the red acid berry produced by some plants (such as Vaccinium oxycoccos and V. macrocarpon) of the heath family
currant
/ˈkɝː.ənt/ a small seedless raisin originally grown chiefly in the eastern Mediterranean
custard apple
[ˈkəstərd] any of a genus (Annona of the family Annonaceae, the custard-apple family) of trees or shrubs bearing this fruit