soft fruit

noun

Definition of soft fruit

chiefly British
:small fruits (such as berries) that do not have pits or stones

Word by Word Definitions

soft play
  1. : pleasing or agreeable to the senses : bringing ease, comfort, or quiet

  2. : having a bland or mellow rather than a sharp or acid taste

  3. : not bright or glaring : subdued

  1. : in a soft or gentle manner : softly

  1. : a soft object, material, or part

fruit play
  1. : a product of plant growth (such as grain, vegetables, or cotton)

  2. : the usually edible reproductive body of a seed plant

  3. : a succulent (see 1succulent 1c) plant part (such as the petioles (see petiole 1) of a rhubarb plant) used chiefly in a dessert or sweet course

  1. : to bear fruit

  2. : to cause to bear fruit


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