Definition of Fruitlet

1. Noun. A diminutive fruit, especially one that is part of a multiple fruit.

Generic synonyms: Fruit
Derivative terms: Fruit



Definition of Fruitlet

1. a small fruit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruitlet

fruitiest
fruitily
fruitiness
fruitinesses
fruiting
fruiting bodies
fruiting body
fruitings
fruition
fruitions
fruitive
fruitless
fruitlessly
fruitlessness
fruitlessnesses
fruitlet (current term)
fruitlets
fruitlike
fruitloop
fruitloopery
fruitloops
fruitness
fruits
fruits of the poisonous tree
fruitshop
fruitshops
fruitwood
fruitwoods
frum

Literary usage of Fruitlet

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1. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"... a state of perfect happiness; that in tfci state there will be no barren hopes nor fruitlet wishes, and that we shall enjoy every thing we caí desire. ..."

2. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1905)
"The larvae gradually eat their way into the core of the fruitlet, tunnelling the fleshy pulp in all directions. If one of these fruitlets is now cut open it ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1883)
"... each consisting of a few stamens or a single one-seeded fruitlet, without any trace of petals whatsoever. Yet we have very good evidence of the slow ..."

4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1852)
"In the first class, embracing the apple, pear, and many others, there exists no adequate necessity for giving to the fruitlet the same " vantage ground. ..."

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