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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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