fruit ranch

nounWestern U.S.
  1. a farm where fruit is the main produce.

Origin of fruit ranch

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

Words Nearby fruit ranch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use fruit ranch in a sentence

  • My visit was to a fruit ranch entirely given over to the growth of prunes.

    A Flight in Spring | J. Harris Knowles
  • Duncan had given her some kodaks of the fruit ranch in the Ventura mountains, which she displayed.

    One Woman's Life | Robert Herrick
  • "Lagunita Rancho" is the name of an immense fruit ranch in Vacaville—and, by the way, vaca is cow.

  • Perhaps he has bought a nice little ranch—a fruit ranch, just like this, heh?

    Walking Shadows | Alfred Noyes
  • There's a man clearing a lot of ground for a fruit ranch and putting up a smart frame house.