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[usually in combination] (of a tree or plant) producing fruit, especially of a specified kind.‘heavy-fruited plants like tomatoes’
- ‘I also see hornbills pass up small - fruited figs that would draw doves and pigeons in by the hundreds.’
- ‘Rich ornaments of fruited vines are found on the walls of ancient temples in Samtavisi, Ikalto, Zarmza, Gelati, Nikortsminda, and Vardzia.’
- ‘To build one, you will need three to six poles - thin ones for flowers or lightweight plants, stouter ones for heavily fruited crops.’
- ‘This is done by cutting off all fruited canes at the base and untangling new growth and tying it to supports against the wall or fence.’
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