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Fruit tree   /frut tri/   Listen
Fruit tree

Tree bearing edible fruit.

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"Fruit tree" Quotes from Famous Books

... in snaring birds; one of the most common is to smear pieces of bamboo with the gum of the jack-tree, the former being tied to the branches of some wild fruit tree, upon which, when the fruit is ripe, the birds light and are caught by the bird lime. This is called ka riam thit. Another is a kind of spring bow made of bamboo which is laid on the ground in marshy places, ...
— The Khasis • P. R. T. Gurdon

... father's sail! Yes, yes! no more! it is done! we head for Nantucket! Come, my Captain, study out the course, .. and let us away! See, see! the boy's face from the window! the boy's hand on the hill! But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil. What is it, what nameless, inscrutable, unearthly thing is it; what cozzening, hidden lord and master, and cruel, remorseless emperor commands me; that against all natural lovings and longings, I ...
— Moby-Dick • Melville

... some writers have diminished the effect of their works by being scrupulous to admit nothing into them which had not some absolute and independent merit. They have acted like those who strip off the leaves of a fruit tree, as being of themselves good for nothing, with the view of securing more nourishment to the fruit, which in fact cannot attain its full maturity and flavour ...
— Memoir of Jane Austen • James Edward Austen-Leigh

... of the glorious view and climate, and my dear lads, Tagalana and Parenga, from Bauro, are with me, the rest in Port Patteson, &c., coming over in the vessel to-morrow, which I shall then discharge. I see that the people are very friendly; they all speak of your bread-fruit tree, your property. The house had not been entered, a keg of nails inside ...
— Life of John Coleridge Patteson • Charlotte M. Yonge

... three nut nurseries were established here in Southern Indiana, two of which have long since been discontinued. Before that time a very few propagated pecan trees had been produced in an experimental way by some fruit tree nurserymen. ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting • Northern Nut Growers Association

Words linked to "Fruit tree" :   mammee, Spanish lime tree, Eugenia uniflora, almond tree, mulberry tree, rambutan tree, cherry tree, papaia, persimmon, Japanese plum, carambola, Spondias mombin, lichee, Eugenia corynantha, apple tree, toothbrush tree, loquat, Psidium littorale longipes, Chrysobalanus icaco, Artocarpus heterophyllus, mustard tree, yellow cattley guava, olive tree, cherry, Prunus persica, plumcot, Dimocarpus longan, cocoa plum, mango tree, Pouteria campechiana nervosa, cattley guava, Psidium guineense, guava bush, fruitwood, Euphorbia litchi, Japanese medlar, Nephelium litchi, Garcinia mangostana, melon tree, nectarine, bilimbi, ginep, Nephelium mutabile, Nephelium lappaceum, jocote, true guava, mammee tree, Nephelium longana, pitanga, Cydonia oblonga, apricot tree, Prunus persica nectarina, purple strawberry guava, surinam cherry, plumcot tree, Chrysophyllum cainito, icaco, lungen, Mammea americana, marang tree, marang, canistel, star apple, pulasan, caimito, pear, Manilkara zapota, canistel tree, Irvingia gabonensis, yellow mombin tree, pawpaw, coco plum, anchovy pear tree, Mespilus germanica, mammee apple, Blighia sapida, longan, plum tree, Achras zapota, Psidium littorale, breadfruit, Carica papaya, Grias cauliflora, pulasan tree, dika, rambotan, persimmon tree, wild mango, carambola tree, Melicocca bijuga, mombin tree, Salvadora persica, durion, hog plum, yellow mombin, sapodilla, Eriobotrya japonica, custard apple tree, jambosa, sapodilla tree, jackfruit, Durio zibethinus, avocado tree, peach, citrus tree, jaboticaba, litchi, pomegranate, Eugenia jambos, apricot, Litchi chinensis, longanberry, litchi tree, Punica granatum, mango, rose-apple tree, sour cherry, akee tree, custard apple, durian, quince bush, strawberry guava, peach tree, rambutan, avocado, Artocarpus communis, angiospermous tree, mulberry, coco plum tree, anchovy pear, medlar tree, Averrhoa carambola, Brazilian guava, Averrhoa bilimbi, Artocarpus altilis, Spanish lime, mangosteen, nectarine tree, Psidium guajava, Melicocca bijugatus, Spondias purpurea, pear tree, akee, Mangifera indica, Artocarpus odoratissima, mombin, mamey, rose apple, loquat tree, pulassan, guava, quince, plum, medlar, durian tree, honey berry, mangosteen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, genipa, genip, pomegranate tree, mamoncillo, jaboticaba tree, Pyrus communis, wild mango tree, citrus, papaya tree, papaya, Psidium cattleianum, flowering tree, Persea Americana

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