soft fruit


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

Examples of soft fruit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To determine if your knife needs to be sharpened, simply test it out on a piece of soft fruit like a tomato or even a sheet of paper. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 22 Sep. 2023 Some of the soft fruit harvests have now come to an end. Elizabeth Waddington, Treehugger, 15 Aug. 2023

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“Soft fruit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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