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Definition of "fruitage" [fruit•age]

  • The process, time, or condition of bearing fruit. (noun)
  • A yield of fruit. (noun)
  • A result or an effect. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fruitage" in a sentence
  • ""fruitage," and lo! he himself has so ripened and mellowed in that same"
  • "But as it aged the fruitage thinned and hoping to replace it, you soaked handfuls of seeds."
  • "These agricultural tidbits went largely unnoticed by me until a trip to Boston in the dead of winter a few years back, after I had already moved out West, when I realized that it was only in LA that grocery stores offered almost entirely local produce; even the Beantown Whole Foods I visited featured -- you guessed it -- California's finest fruitage."