Definition of fruit cocktail in English:

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fruit cocktail

noun

[mass noun]
A finely chopped fruit salad, often commercially produced in tins.
Example sentences
  • If they still have room for dessert and don't fancy Christmas pudding, fruit cocktail or melon are options.
  • I combined the oranges and fruit cocktail in a large Ziploc bag, sealed it tightly, then spent fifteen minutes squeezing and mashing it lovingly until it was the consistency of a pulpy paste.
  • I scooped up two gallon cans of fruit cocktail and a bag of bread and returned to my station.

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