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Definition for: pineapple

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English

Etymology

Calque of Dutch sparappel , pine cone , from the resemblance of the fruit to a pine cone, as noted by Dutch importers of the fruit to Europe.

Pronunciation

  • AHD: pīʹnăpəl , IPA: /ˈpaɪnæpəl/ , SAMPA: /"paIn{p@l/

Noun

pineapple ( plural pineapples )

  1. A tropical plant native to South America, having thirty or more long, spined and pointed leaves surrounding a thick stem.
  2. The ovoid fruit of the pineapple plant, which has very sweet, white or yellow flesh, a tough, spiky shell and a tough, fibrous core.
  3. ( slang ) A hand grenade.

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Translations

plant

  • Chinese: 菠萝 (bōluó)
  • Dutch: ananas m .
  • French: ananas m .
  • German: Ananas f .
  • Hebrew: אננס (ananás)
  • Italian: ananas m . , ananasso m .
  • Lithuanian: ananasas m .
  • Persian: آناناس (ânânâs)
  • Portuguese: abacaxi m . ( Brazil )
  • Russian: ананас (ananás) m .
  • Spanish: piña f . , ananás m .
  • Turkish: ananas

fruit

  • Bosnian: ananas m .
  • Catalan: pinya f .
  • Chinese: 菠萝 (bōluó)
  • Czech: ananas
  • Danish: ananas
  • Dutch: ananas m .
  • Finnish: ananas
  • French: ananas m .
  • Frisian: ananas
  • German: Ananas f .
  • Greek, Modern: ανανάς (ananás)
  • Hausa: àbàrbáá
  • Hebrew: אננס (ananás)
  • Italian: ananas m .
  • Lithuanian: ananasas m .
  • Neapolitan: ananassas
  • Persian: آناناس (ânânâs)
  • Portuguese: abacaxi m . ( Brazil ), ananás m . ( Portugal )
  • Russian: ананас (ananás) m .
  • Serbian:
    Cyrillic: ананас
    Roman: ananas
  • Slovene: ananas m .
  • Spanish: piña f . , ananás m .
  • Swedish: ananas
  • Turkish: ananas

slang: hand grenade

Other Translations for "pineapple"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codepineapple
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Pig Latinineapplepay

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