Meaning of “fruit” - Learner’s Dictionary

fruit

noun uk us /fruːt/

A1 [ C, U ] something such as an apple or orange that grows on a tree or a bush, contains seeds, and can be eaten as food:

dried/fresh fruit
fruit juice
the fruit(s) of sth

the good result of someone's work or actions:

This book is the fruit of 15 years' research.
→ See also citrus fruit , bear fruit

(Definition of “fruit” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)