Definition of Fuji in English:



  • A Japanese dessert apple of a variety with crisp sweet flesh and an orange flush to the skin.

    • ‘Red Delicious apples comprise 40% of the 3-million cartons grown here, followed by Fujis, Golden Delicious and Jonagold.’
    • ‘This immensely flavorful, new variety was introduced to the U.S. from Japan in the 1980s, but now the U.S. produces more Fujis than Japan.’
    • ‘In the United States and Japan, where Fujis originated, bagging is practiced to enhance the apple's red color close to harvest.’
    • ‘They're a bit tart, a bit sweet, firm, and flavorful - better even than decent apples like Galas, Fujis, Breaburns, Macintoshes, Pippins, and Granny Smiths, and far better than those Golden Delicious / Red Delicious abominations.’
    • ‘The Grapple is a Fuji apple soaked in a grape solution.’
    • ‘Fuji apples are typically large or very large and round, on average the size of a baseball.’
    • ‘She and I were sitting at the dining table doing homework as Tristan, who had just gotten home from work, was leaning against the kitchen counter, thoughtfully eating a Fuji apple and flipping through an East Bay catalog.’
    • ‘We'll be halfway through eating a Fuji apple in bed and I'll look at Jerry, and I'll say to him, I think we saw this.’
    • ‘An eight-ounce serving of grapes has about the same amount of proanthocyanidins as a half cup serving of blueberries, about 50 percent more than a Fuji apple and about twice as much as a half cup of green or red grapes.’
    • ‘With refrigeration, Fuji apples can last up to 5-6 months.’