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Vocabulary: all about fruits
Whether they were eaten raw, or cooked, fruits have always composed human beings' diets. Before becoming cultivators and then hunters, men were pickers.
Some fruits are available to consumption throughout the year. In our latitudes, they are reaped in season and kept and stored to prevent them from rotting. The only real problem being that eating ripe fruits is exceptional, especially in the districts where they aren't produced.
A large variety : Basics
|A banana=> bananas||An orange => oranges||An apple => Apples|
Some fruits have stones ( generally a big one, most of the time, it is proportional to their sizes. ) : apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, mangoes...
|A cherry => cherries.||An apricot=> apricots||Different varieties of plums|
|Peaches|| A Mango / Mangoes ||An avocado|
Others have pips or seeds which are equally indispensable to reproduction: oranges, tangerines, grapefruits, ( all of them citrus fruits), apples, pears, grapes, pomegranates, melons, watermelons, without forgetting tomatoes.
Several varieties of pears
Some are 'berries and currants'
|A strawberry => Strawberries||A raspberry => raspberries||A blackberry => blackberries|
|Blueberries||Bilberries (a variety of Blueberries)||Gooseberries (Yuk!)|
Those are citrus fruits (add oranges)
|A Lemon||A Grapefruit||A Lime|
The so called 'exotic fruits' + bananas + pineapples.
|a melon||a watermelon||a litchi|
When I said we had quite a variety... Let's hope you won't mix their names... especially your berries!
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