PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From fructo, borrowed from Latin fructus (enjoyment, proceeds, profits, produce, income), a derivative of Latin fruor (to enjoy), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruHg- (to make use of, to have enjoyment of). Displaced the inherited doublet fruito. Compare Galician froito.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: fru‧to

NounEdit

fruto m (plural frutos)

  1. (poetic, archaic) fruit (biology term)
  2. (figuratively) fruit; result; reward
  3. offspring (daughters and sons)

Usage notesEdit

  • fruto is rarely used in a normal conversation when referring to fruit, fruta is preferred instead. But biology books and studies prefer fruto. Fruto is more commonly used in the figurative sense of reward or result.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:fruto.

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fructus. Compare the inherited Old Spanish frucho.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɾuto/ [ˈfɾu.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -uto
  • Syllabification: fru‧to

NounEdit

fruto m (plural frutos)

  1. (botany) any fruit from a plant, whether sweet or not (like avocado or tomato), edible or not
  2. any vegetable or produce that is grown
  3. (economics) profit from an activity
  4. result of an action, omission, attitude, etc.
  5. (figuratively) offspring

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VerbEdit

fruto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of frutar

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