- A round fruit with a red, green, or yellow skin and a core of small seeds in the middle.
- Used in idiomatic expressions like "apple of one"s eye" to denote something or someone highly valued or cherished.
Old english æppel, of germanic origin; related to dutch appel and german apfel.
- She picked an apple from the tree and took a bite.
- The teacher gave the student an apple as a reward.
- He made a pie with apples he picked from the orchard.
- The doctor told him to eat an apple a day to keep the doctor away.
- The apple of his eye, his granddaughter, was the light of his life.