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Definition of fruit tree in English:

noun

A tree grown for its edible fruit.
Example sentences
  • Project planning includes the creation of open spaces and an extensive greening programme with a fruit tree and indigenous shade tree on each property.
  • He took it and went outside, to a small fruit tree that grew beside the stand and he began to dig a hole.
  • Late in the season, however, offspring return to the winter host plant - your fruit tree.

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