a glass jar for preserving fruit or vegetables, usually holding one pint or one quart and having an airtight cap.
noun 1. a small knife, usually having a distinctive handle and a stainless steel blade with a sharp or serrated edge, used at table for paring and cutting fruit. noun 1. a small stainless knife for cutting fruit
[froot-lis] /ˈfrut lɪs/ adjective 1. useless; unproductive; without results or success: a fruitless search for the missing treasure. 2. bearing no ; barren. /ˈfruːtlɪs/ adjective 1. yielding nothing or nothing of value; unproductive; ineffectual 2. without fruit adj. mid-14c., “unprofitable,” from fruit + -less. Meaning “barren, sterile” is from 1510s. Related: Fruitlessly.
[froot-lit] /ˈfrut lɪt/ noun, Botany. 1. a small , especially one of those forming an aggregate , as the raspberry.
- Fruit machine
noun 1. (Brit) a gambling machine that pays out when certain combinations of diagrams, usually of fruit, are displayed