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- adj. Bearing fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bearing fruit; -- said of a tree or plant so represented upon an escutcheon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, bearing fruit; shown as covered with fruit: said of a tree or other plant, and used only when the fruit is of a different tincture from the rest: as, an oak-tree proper fructed or (that is, having the foliage green and the acorns gold).
Borne as the crest of HAMILTON, Duke of HAMILTON, which is thus blazoned -- _Out of a ducal crest-coronet or, an oak-tree fructed and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a frame-saw ppr., the frame gold; above the crest the motto_, “THROUGH!”
Trees of mature growth are “_accrued_”; when with leaves, “_in foliage_” (but these two terms are so seldom used that they may be entirely disregarded); with fruit or seeds, “_fructed_” or “_seeded_”; if without leaves, “_blasted_”; and if their roots are exposed, “_eradicated_.”
“A boar's head, as before, holding an oaken branch, vert, fructed or.”
Or, an oak fructed proper, having a frame saw transversely fixed in the body of it, of the first.
On a wreath, Or and Gules, a boar passant, Argent, about the neck a chaplet of oak leaves, Vert, fructed proper.
On the sinister, a wolf erminois, each supporter gorged with a garland or chaplet of oak, Vert, fructed, Or. Motto.
The vinebranch of Heremonheber on Bregia’s plane where Teffia lies is leaved invert and fructed proper but the cublic hatches endnot open yet for hourly rincers’ mess.
1522 -- _Az., a lion rampt. queue fourchée erm., crowned or_ -- is encircled by _peach-branches fructed and in foliage, each peach being charged with the letter É_, No. 297; the crest-wreath also is formed of a similar peach-branch.