Meaning of “fruiterer” in the English Dictionary

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"fruiterer" in British English

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fruiterernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfruː.tər.ər/ us /ˈfruː.t̬ɚ.ɚ/ mainly UK old-fashioned

Examples from literature

  • It's too late now to find any of the first-class fruiterers open. 
  • Only a fruiterer's stall at the corner made a violent blaze of light and colour. 
  • She went to the fruiterers, and ordered grapes and peaches. 
  • They sell all the ripe ones to the fruiterers. 
  • When she comes get her to tell you the story about the fruiterer who lives opposite her. 

(Definition of “fruiterer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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