Definition of pitted in English:


Line breaks: pit¦ted
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪtɪd


  • 2(Of a fruit) having had the stone removed: pitted black olives
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    • There being nothing so undignified as a pitted cherry, I suggest that you leave them unpitted, which is the traditional way, and simply warn everyone to beware of the stones.
    • Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 10 minutes, while you cut the pitted black and green olives into small bits and rinse and chop the capers.
    • In the fall and winter, thin slices or chunks of apple or pear work nicely, and I've heard tell of a prune clafoutis as well, for which the pitted dried fruits are first marinated overnight in Armagnac.

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