What does fruit mean?

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Noun
  1. (botany) The seed-bearing part of a plant, often edible, colourful/colorful and fragrant, produced from a floral ovary after fertilization.
  2. Any sweet, edible part of a plant that resembles seed-bearing fruit, even if it does not develop from a floral ovary; also used in a technically imprecise sense for some sweet or sweetish vegetables, such as rhubarb, that resemble a true fruit or are used in cookery as if they were a fruit.
  3. An end result, effect, or consequence; advantageous or disadvantageous result.
  4. (modifier) Of, pertaining to, or having fruit; (of living things) producing or consuming fruit.
Verb
  1. To produce fruit, seeds, or spores.
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