fleshy fruit


Definition of fleshy fruit

: a fruit (such as a berry, drupe, or pome) consisting largely of soft succulent tissue

Examples of fleshy fruit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bright red fruit such as cherries and strawberries with an undertone of minerality with fleshy fruit on the body and broad tannins. Cathrine Todd, Forbes, 10 June 2022 Sour red cherry with bay leaf and fresh blackberry with hints of rosebud and tree bark and just an overall wild character with a touch of grip but plenty of fleshy fruit to balance it out. Cathrine Todd, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 Cracked black pepper and multi-layered black fruit that had a mix of wild flowers and fresh thyme that had a chewy texture with plenty of fleshy fruit to balance it out and a lifted, bright finish. Cathrine Todd, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 And the two fleshy fruits could be key ingredients in a cutting-edge approach to lightning-fast electric charging, from your iPhone to your Tesla. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 26 Feb. 2020 Oil pressed from the fleshy fruit that grows near the trunks of oil palm trees has a neutral taste, long shelf life and high smoking temperature. Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of fleshy fruit

1829, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2022

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“Fleshy fruit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshy%20fruit. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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