fruit of the union
fruit of the union (uncountable)
- (idiomatic, chiefly literary) A child, especially from a marriage or similar union.
Last modified on 10 November 2012, at 13:45
- Also used with various possessives instead of "the": "fruit of our union", "fruit of their union", "fruit of my union (with)".
- "Union" frequently replaced with various related exoressions: marriage, sexual experimentaion, coupling, relationship, artificial insemination, fertility treatments, cloning, experiments or her "coupling with the milkman", etc.