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pineapple

noun pine·ap·ple \ˈpī-ˌna-pəl\

: a large fruit that grows on a tropical tree and that has thick skin and very sweet, juicy, yellow flesh

Full Definition of PINEAPPLE

1
a :  a tropical monocotyledonous plant (Ananas comosus of the family Bromeliaceae, the pineapple family) that has rigid spiny-margined recurved leaves and a short stalk with a dense oblong head of small abortive flowers
b :  the large edible multiple fruit of the pineapple that consists of the sweet succulent fleshy inflorescence
2
:  a hand grenade
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Examples of PINEAPPLE

  1. a can of chopped pineapple

First Known Use of PINEAPPLE

1588
PINEAPPLES Defined for Kids

pineapple

noun pine·ap·ple \ˈpī-ˌna-pəl\

Definition of PINEAPPLE for Kids

:  a large fruit that grows on a tropical plant and has a thick skin and sweet juicy yellow flesh
Medical Dictionary

pineapple

noun pine·ap·ple \ˈpī-ˌnap-əl\

Medical Definition of PINEAPPLE

1
:  a tropical monocotyledonous plant (Ananas comosus of the family Bromeliaceae, the pineapple family) that has rigid spiny-margined recurved leaves and a short stalk with a dense oblong head of small abortive flowers
2
:  the multiple fruit of the pineapple that consists of the succulent fleshy inflorescence and whose juice is the source of the proteolytic enzyme bromelain

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