1. Noun.  (botany) The seed-bearing part of a plant, often edible, colourful/colorful and fragrant, produced from a floral ovary after fertilization.
  2. Noun.  Any sweet, edible part of a plant that resembles seed-bearing fruit, even if it does not develop from a floral ovary; also used in a technically imprecise sense for some sweet or sweetish vegetables, such as rhubarb, that resemble a true fruit or are used in cookery as if they were a fruit.
  3. Noun.  A positive end result or reward of labour or effort.
  4. Noun.  Offspring from a sexual union.
  5. Noun.  (colloquial, derogatory) A homosexual or effeminate man.
  6. Verb.  To produce fruit.

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