Pineapple


Pineapple
Pineapple Pine"ap`ple, n. (Bot.) A tropical plant ({Ananassa sativa}); also, its fruit; -- so called from the resemblance of the latter, in shape and external appearance, to the cone of the pine tree. Its origin is unknown, though conjectured to be American. [1913 Webster]

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