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English definition of “fruit”

fruit

noun
 
 
/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 Fruits and seeds and their parts
the fruit(s) of sth the good result of someone's work or actions: This book is the fruit of 15 years' research.Outcomes and consequences
→ See also citrus fruit, bear fruit
(Definition of fruit from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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