firstfruits

plural noun
first·fruits | \ ˈfərs(t)-ˈfrüts \

Definition of firstfruits 

1 : the earliest gathered fruits offered to the Deity in acknowledgment of the gift of fruitfulness

2 : the earliest products or results of an endeavor

First Known Use of firstfruits

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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