Definition of Fruit tree

1. Noun. Tree bearing edible fruit.

Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
Terms within: Fruitwood
Specialized synonyms: Custard Apple, Custard Apple Tree, Avocado, Avocado Tree, Persea Americana, Durian, Durian Tree, Durio Zibethinus, Durion, Mustard Tree, Salvadora Persica, Toothbrush Tree, Olive Tree, Anchovy Pear, Anchovy Pear Tree, Grias Cauliflora, Eugenia Corynantha, Sour Cherry, Eugenia Uniflora, Pitanga, Surinam Cherry, Eugenia Jambos, Jambosa, Rose Apple, Rose-apple Tree, Jaboticaba, Jaboticaba Tree, Myrciaria Cauliflora, Guava, Guava Bush, Psidium Guajava, True Guava, Guava, Psidium Littorale, Strawberry Guava, Yellow Cattley Guava, Cattley Guava, Psidium Cattleianum, Psidium Littorale Longipes, Purple Strawberry Guava, Brazilian Guava, Psidium Guineense, Pomegranate, Pomegranate Tree, Punica Granatum, Garcinia Mangostana, Mangosteen, Mangosteen Tree, Mamey, Mammea Americana, Mammee, Mammee Apple, Mammee Tree, Carica Papaya, Melon Tree, Papaia, Papaya, Papaya Tree, Pawpaw, Mulberry, Mulberry Tree, Artocarpus Altilis, Artocarpus Communis, Breadfruit, Breadfruit Tree, Artocarpus Heterophyllus, Jackfruit, Jackfruit Tree, Artocarpus Odoratissima, Marang, Marang Tree, Chrysobalanus Icaco, Coco Plum, Coco Plum Tree, Cocoa Plum, Icaco, Cydonia Oblonga, Quince, Quince Bush, Eriobotrya Japonica, Japanese Medlar, Japanese Plum, Loquat, Loquat Tree, Apple Tree, Medlar, Medlar Tree, Mespilus Germanica, Plum, Plum Tree, Plumcot, Plumcot Tree, Apricot, Apricot Tree, Cherry, Cherry Tree, Almond Tree, Peach, Peach Tree, Prunus Persica, Nectarine, Nectarine Tree, Prunus Persica Nectarina, Pear, Pear Tree, Pyrus Communis, Genipa, Averrhoa Carambola, Carambola, Carambola Tree, Averrhoa Bilimbi, Bilimbi, Citrus, Citrus Tree, Dika, Irvingia Gabonensis, Wild Mango, Wild Mango Tree, Akee, Akee Tree, Blighia Sapida, Dimocarpus Longan, Euphorbia Litchi, Longan, Longanberry, Lungen, Nephelium Longana, Lichee, Litchi, Litchi Chinensis, Litchi Tree, Nephelium Litchi, Genip, Ginep, Honey Berry, Mamoncillo, Melicocca Bijuga, Melicocca Bijugatus, Spanish Lime, Spanish Lime Tree, Nephelium Lappaceum, Rambotan, Rambutan, Rambutan Tree, Nephelium Mutabile, Pulasan, Pulasan Tree, Pulassan, Mangifera Indica, Mango, Mango Tree, Hog Plum, Spondias Mombin, Yellow Mombin, Yellow Mombin Tree, Jocote, Mombin, Mombin Tree, Spondias Purpurea, Persimmon, Persimmon Tree, Caimito, Chrysophyllum Cainito, Star Apple, Achras Zapota, Manilkara Zapota, Sapodilla, Sapodilla Tree, Canistel, Canistel Tree, Pouteria Campechiana Nervosa

Definition of Fruit tree

1. Noun. A tree that bears a crop of edible fruit on a regular basis. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruit Tree

fruit fly
fruit grower
fruit juice
fruit loops
fruit machines
fruit of one's loins
fruit of the poisonous tree
fruit of the union
fruit pigeon
fruit pigeons
fruit punch
fruit salad
fruit salads
fruit sugar
fruit tree (current term)
fruit trees

Literary usage of Fruit tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1899)
"TOTAL fruit tree ACREAGE. The following are the number of trees and acreage in fruit in the State in 1897, compiled from Assessors' reports to the State ..."

2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"Her condition will obviously help the rice to be fruitful and multiply.1 For a similar reason in Syria when a fruit tree does not bear, the gardener gets a ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Board of Horticulture (1882)
"Any fruit tree or trees, plants, or scions, in any orchard or in any place, infested by * Where the washes containing sulphur have been used, ..."

4. Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the by William Ellis (1833)
"... uses, and legends of the sacred aoa—Account of the bread-fruit-tree and fruit—Various methods of preparing the fruit— Arum or tarn, uhi or yam—U-ma-ra, ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1825)
"The mango, with the "bread fruit-tree," was brought here from Otaheite, about 30 years ... The bread fruit tree grows to about the size of an apple tree, ..."

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