dried fruit

fruit dried and preserved for eating

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dried fruit — dried fruits N VAR Dried fruit is fruit that has been preserved by being dried; used especially to refer to currants, raisins, or sultanas, which are kinds of dried grapes …   English dictionary

  • dried fruit — n [U] fruit, usually ↑grapes, that has been dried and is often used in cooking …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dried fruit — Traditional dried fruit retain most of the nutritional benefits of fresh fruit, and gain others …   Wikipedia

  • dried fruit — noun fruit preserved by drying • Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit • Hyponyms: ↑dried apricot, ↑prune, ↑raisin * * * dried fruit UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dried fruit — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms dried fruit : singular dried fruit plural dried fruit fruit that has had the water removed from it, for examples raisins or currants …   English dictionary

  • dried fruit — džiovinti vaisiai statusas Aprobuotas sritis vaisiai ir daržovės apibrėžtis Saulėje arba dirbtiniu būdu išdžiovinti švieži, prinokę, nesugedę, sulfituoti ar nesulfituoti vaisiai. atitikmenys: angl. dried fruit rus. сушённые фрукты šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dried fruit — noun (C, U) fruit that has been dried and is used in cooking or eaten on its own …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dried fruit — /draɪd ˈfrut/ (say druyd frooht) noun fruit, such as raisins, sultanas, apricots, apples, which has been dried …   Australian English dictionary

  • dried-fruit beetle — noun : a very small broad brown beetle (Carpophilus hemipterus) with pale spotted elytra which do not cover the abdomen that is a cosmopolitan pest on stored products and is especially destructive to dried fruit and cereals * * * /druyd frooht /… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dried-fruit beetle — /druyd frooht / a small beetle, Carpophilus hemipterus, of worldwide distribution, that infests ripe, dried, and fermenting fruits, esp. figs and dates. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

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