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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 noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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