from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The first gathered fruits of a harvest, offered to God in gratitude.
  • The first results of an undertaking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The first part of a harvest; sometimes made into an offering
  • n. The first profits from an undertaking

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.


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