Adjective "Pineapples" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pineapples


    Definition:

    1. the edible, juicy, collective fruit of a tropical, bromeliaceous plant, Ananas comosus, that develops from a spike or head of flowers and is surmounted by a crown of leaves.

    2. the plant itself, having a short stem and rigid, spiny-margined, recurved leaves.

    3. Military Slang. a fragmentation hand grenade.

    Origin:
    pineapple

    Examples:

    "hearts can be pineapples."