Meaning of APPLE in English

APPLE

(~s)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

An ~ is a round fruit with smooth green, yellow, or red skin and firm white flesh.

I want an ~.

...his ongoing search for the finest varieties of ~.

...a large garden with ~ trees in it.

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see also Adam’s ~ , Big Apple , crab ~

2.

If you say that someone is the ~ of your eye, you mean that they are very important to you and you are extremely fond of them.

Penny’s only son was the ~ of her eye.

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