Wt/sco/fruit

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

fruit (plural fruits)

  1. A fuid eetem producit bi a plant, frae its ovary

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fruit (coontable an uncoontable, plural Wt/sco/fruits)

  1. fruit
  2. An end result, effect, or consequence; advantageous or disadvantageous result.
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) A homosexual or effeminate man.

Verb[edit]

fruit (third-person singular semple praisent Wt/sco/fruits, praisent pairteeciple Wt/sco/fruiting, simple past and past participle Wt/sco/fruited)

  1. Tae produce fruit, seeds, or spores.
    • 1910, Canada Experimental Farms Service, Report of the Dominion Experimental Farms:
      It may be said, however, that the percentage of green apples among the Fameuse seedlings is much less than among the others as out of 33 Fameuse seedlings which had fruited up to this year, none was green and we recollect but one light coloured Fameuse seedling fruiting this year.
    • 1998, Randy Molina & David Pilz, Managing Forest Ecosystems to Conserve Fungus Diversity and Sustain Wild Mushroom Harvests, ISBN 0788143433, page 10:
      For example, chanterelles and russulas can start fruiting in early to mid summer given sufficient moisture, but other species, such as matsutake, rarely fruit until temperatures cool in the autumn, even if moisture is available earlier.
    • 2014, David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks, ISBN 9780340921609, page 12:
      The grass and weeds come up to my waist and the plum trees are already fruiting up, though most of the fruit'll go to the wasps and the worms, Vinny says, 'cause he can't be arsed to pick it.

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Frae Old Provençal [Term?], frae Laitin fructus.

Noun[edit]

fruit m (plural Wt/sco/fruits)

  1. fruit

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Middle Dutch fruut, froyt, frae Old French fruit.

Noun[edit]

fruit n (uncountable)

  1. fruit (produced bi trees or busses, or ony sweet vegetable)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Middle French fruict, alteration o Old French fruit, frae Laitin fructus (enjoyment, proceeds, profits, produce, income), a derivative o fruor (hae the benefit o, tae uise, tae enjoy), frae Proto-Indo-European *bhrug- (tae mak uise o, tae hae enjoyment o).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wt/skɔ/.fʁɥi/ invalid IPA characters (//)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: fruits

Noun[edit]

fruit m (plural Wt/sco/fruits)

  1. fruit

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Auld French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Laitin fructus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fruit m (oblique plural Wt/sco/fruiz or Wt/sco/fruitz, nominative singular Wt/sco/fruiz or Wt/sco/fruitz, nominative plural Wt/sco/fruit)

  1. fruit

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