capable of bearing fruit
Similar to: ↑mature

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  • Fruiting — Fruit ing, a. Pertaining to, or producing, fruit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fruiting — Fruit ing, n. The bearing of fruit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fruiting — fruːt n. edible growth of plants; result, product v. produce fruit; produce results …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fruiting body (disambiguation) — Fruiting body may refer to:*Sporocarp (fungi), a multicellular structure on which spore producing structures, such as basidia or asci, are borne *Sporangium, a plant or fungal structure producing and containing spores *When nutrients are scarce,… …   Wikipedia

  • fruiting body — [fro͞ot′iŋ] n. the spore bearing structure of a fungus …   English World dictionary

  • fruiting body — noun Date: 1918 a plant organ specialized for producing spores; especially sporophore …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fruiting body — A specialized structure that holds sexually or asexually produced spores; found in fungi and in some bacteria …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • fruiting body — an organ that produces spores; fructification. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • fruiting body — noun The structure on a fungus which houses the spore producing organs. Syn: sporocarp …   Wiktionary

  • fruiting body — fruit·ing body früt iŋ n a plant organ specialized for producing spores esp SPOROPHORE * * * a specialized structure that produces spores; see illustration at mold and see also carp …   Medical dictionary

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