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fruit salad

noun
1.
a dish consisting of sweet fruits cut up and served in a syrup: often sold canned
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fruit salad

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  1. Ribbons and other badges worn on the breast of a military jacket: You can recognize the boys from Korea by the new decoration added to the war ''fruit salad'' (WWII armed forces)
  2. A mixture of tranquilizers, painkillers, and other drugs from the family medicine cabinet used secretly by adolescents (1960s+ Narcotics)
  3. (Variations: potato patch or rose garden or vegetable garden) A group of stroke victims or otherwise totally disabled patients (1980s+ Medical)

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