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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English *fruit-berende, *fruit-berand (found in compounds: olife froite berand, oliue fruitberand), equivalent to fruit +‎ bearing. Compare Old English wæstmbǣre (literally fruit-bearing).

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fruit-bearing (plural fruit-bearings)

  1. The act or process of bearing or producing fruit.

AdjectiveEdit

fruit-bearing (not comparable)

  1. (of a species of tree, a specific tree, a branch, etc.) Bearing fruit.

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