Definition of fruit-bearing in English:

fruit-bearing

Line breaks: fruit-bearing

adjective

  • (Of a tree or other plant) producing fruit: flowering and fruit-bearing shrubs enhance a new home
    More example sentences
    • It is very attractive tree and I have seen it grown as a multi-stemmed specimen with fruit-bearing branches growing all the way up the several trunks or as a single trunked tree topped with a mass of branches.
    • Even in small spaces, you can lure birds with just a single tree, some fruit-bearing shrubs, flowers, a birdbath, and a bird feeder.
    • A worm compost is also being added for natural fertilization, said officials, who plan to plant an array of fruit-bearing trees and bushes, vegetables, and flowers in the garden.

More definitions of fruit-bearing

Definition of fruit-bearing in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space