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- v. Present participle of fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or producing, fruit.
- n. The bearing of fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The production of fruit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of bearing fruit
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The fungus lives on feces from grazing herbivores, like cattle, and during the evenings its spore-producing organs, called fruiting bodies, fill with fluids and become light-sensitive, bending its black spore-cap towards the early morning sun.
BTTR Ventures Co-Founder Nikhil Arora, Mr. Singh, and warehouse manager Osvaldo Casalongue looked through packages of mushrooms in the "fruiting" room, where the mushrooms grow to full size before they are harvested.
I do not know of a better conditioned list of prospects than the more than 150,000 _American Fruit Grower_ subscribers all over the continent, who are at least interested in some kind of fruiting trees or plants.
This kind of flexible learning might enable individual bats to follow each other to food sources, such as fruiting trees.
These seeds are cherished varieties of flowers, herbs and fruiting plants that have been passed down for generations; isn't that a lovely thing to pass on to friends and family, instead of flimsy, mass-produced stuff that's destined for the dustbin?
That cold will also have done wonders for our native trees and plants, which need a decent spell of freezing cold in winter to make their seeds germinate and spur on growth, flowering and fruiting.
So there in the conservatory, the dandelion has a place of honor among lupines and delphinium, lilies and tulips, ferns, hydrangeas and a fruiting grapevine.
Anticancer effects of fraction isolated from fruiting bodies of Chaga medicinal mushroom, Inonotusobliquus Pers.
When grown on dwarfing stock the fruiting twigs are trained along wires.
Mine are autumn-fruiting, recommended a year ago by the Fishwife.