from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which produces fruit.
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They passed a tomato plant, and another fruit-bearer they could not identify, and several other types of growth straggling among the evidently weakened ponics.
Men are to be known by their fruits, not by their professions; and what a prolific fruit-bearer was here!
Did He create this fruit-bearer of sin in contra -