Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: pineapple 'pinecone' (14-18 centuries)

pineapple

noun
     
pineapple
Related topics: Food Dish, Plants
pine‧ap‧ple [uncountable and countable]
DFFHBP a large yellow-brown tropical fruit or its sweet juicy yellow flesh:
pineapple chunks
pineapple juice

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary