fruit cup


noun

an assortment of fruits cut into sections or pieces and served in a cup or a glass as an appetizer or dessert.

Origin of fruit cup

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
Also called fruit cocktail.
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British Dictionary definitions for fruit cocktail (1 of 2)

fruit cocktail


noun

fruit salad consisting of small or diced fruits

British Dictionary definitions for fruit cocktail (2 of 2)

fruit cup


noun

a variety of fruits served in a cup or glass as an appetizer or dessert
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