first fruits


plural noun

the earliest fruit of the season.
the first products or results of anything.

Origin of first fruits

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Related Words for first fruits

crop, harvest, output, payoff, produce, yield, fruits

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British Dictionary definitions for first fruits

first fruits

pl n

the first results, products, or profits of an undertaking
fruit that ripens first
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