Definition of stone fruit in English:

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stone fruit

Pronunciation: /ˈstōn ˌfro͞ot/

noun

A fruit with flesh or pulp enclosing a stone, such as a peach, plum, or cherry.
Example sentences
  • In August you'll find an abundance of peaches and other stone fruit, early apples, and vegetables.
  • You could also make it with apples, pears, or even stone fruit such as plums or apricots.
  • But you could just as well drop a few cardamom pods into a syrup for poaching the stone fruit that will be coming on stream soon or even store it up as a flavour for Christmas cakes and puddings.

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Syllabification: stone fruit

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