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fruit cocktail

fruit salad consisting of small or diced fruits
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Examples from the Web for fruit cocktail
Historical Examples
  • The first course consists of a fruit cocktail, which is placed on the table before the persons to be served are seated.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Chill the prepared fruit, arrange in fruit cocktail glasses with maraschino syrup.

  • Serve in fruit cocktail glasses, with or without whipped cream on top.

  • We got up the side of the tent and reached under the roof where we found a gallon can, of fruit cocktail.

  • It consists of oysters, a canape, a fruit cocktail, grapefruit or something else of the same kind.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 Lillian Eichler Watson
Contemporary definitions for fruit cocktail

a mixture of diced or sliced fruits, often in a syrup or juice; also called fruit cup

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