Definition of Fruit cocktail

1. Noun. A mixture of sliced or diced fruits.

Generic synonyms: Cocktail

Definition of Fruit cocktail

1. Noun. a mixture of chopped fruit served as an appetizer, often chilled; tends to be less sweet than a fruit salad ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruit Cocktail

fruit bar
fruit bat
fruit bats
fruit bowl
fruit bowls
fruit cake
fruit cakes
fruit cocktail (current term)
fruit cocktails
fruit compote
fruit crush
fruit cup
fruit custard
fruit dove
fruit doves
fruit drink
fruit flies
fruit fly
fruit grower
fruit juice
fruit loops

Literary usage of Fruit cocktail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cooking for Profit: Catering and Food Service Management by Alice Bradley (1922)
"Garnish or decorate each half, or take out the sections of fruit, cut in two and use in a fruit cocktail. Pare the fruit with a sharp knife, removing every ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(iv) There is present in the finished canned fruit cocktail not more than 1 square inch of pear ... (2) If the quality of canned fruit cocktail falls below ..."

3. The New Cookery: A Book of Recipes, Most of which are in Use at the Battle by Lenna Frances Cooper (1913)
"GRAPE fruit cocktail Peel a grape-fruit as you would an apple, ... fruit cocktail 1/, pound Tokay grapes 1 cup diced apples 1 cup diced pineapple % cup ..."

4. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1907)
"Grape-fruit Cocktail Cut a chilled grape-fruit in halves. ... A teaspoonful of sugar and a tablespoonful of sherry may be added Grape-fruit Cocktail. ..."

5. Housewives Favorite Recipes for Cold Dishes, Dainties, Chilled Drinks, Etc. by White Enamel Refrigerator Co (1916)
"MENU Jellied Salmon with Cucumber Sauce or Pressed Chicken Apple Jelly Iced Olives Grape fruit cocktail Lettuce Sandwiches Frozen Fruit ..."

6. Entertainment Cook Book: Recipes by Students of Central College for Women by Lexington Central College Club, Mo Central College for Women (Lexington (1919)
"Grape fruit cocktail: Remove pulp from grape fruit, and cut sections in pieces. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and chill. Serve in cocktail glasses, ..."

7. Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book by Table Talk Publishing Co (1906)
"GRAPE fruit cocktail. Into a glass nearly filled with shaved ice put four tablespoonfuls of fruit juice, one tablespoonful of sugar syrup, ..."

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