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What is the origin of "February"?
the earliest fruit of the season.
the first products or results of anything.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for
the first results, products, or profits of an undertaking
fruit that ripens first
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