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fruit drop

noun
1.
the premature shedding of fruit from a tree before fully ripe
2.
a boiled sweet with a fruity flavour
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  • One can imagine the indolent savage of the tropics, lying under the banana-tree, letting the fruit drop into his mouth.

    The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter
  • On my place thousands of bushels of this fruit drop off the trees and go to waste every year, there being no market for it.

    A Journey in Southeastern Mexico Henry Howard Harper
  • It seems az tho it never would open, but by and by it duz, and lets the fruit drop out.

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