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apple

ap·ple

apple

 
 
pronunciation:
ae pl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a firm round fruit with succulent white flesh and a red, green, or yellow skin.
 
definition 2: the tree on which this fruit grows.
definition 3: any of various fruits resembling the apple, such as the custard apple.
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  • applesauce:
    a soft food made of cooked apples.
  • apple pie:
    a pastry filled with cooked apples. Apple pie is used as a symbol of American values
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