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Pineapple meaning

pineapple - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A tropical plant ( Ananassa sativa); also, its fruit; - so called from the resemblance of the latter, in shape and external appearance, to the cone of the pine tree. Its origin is unknown, though conjectured to be American.
  2. 2. A tropical plant bearing a fruit that looks somewhat like a pine cone; the eatable juicy fruit of this plant.

pineapple - examples of usage

  1. Liza's eyes rested on this with approbation, and the pineapple quite made her mouth water. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. Breakfast, some graham crackers, a bunch of raisins, a can of sliced pineapple in winter, or a big chunk of watermelon in summer. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  3. His question meeting with no material response, he next, in pursuance of his pomological method of illustration, snatched up a pineapple. - "A Poached Peerage", William Magnay.
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