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Fruit is a popular food item in many cultures. It is often sweet and juicy with unique flavors that are distinct to the region they come from.
The word “fruit” comes from the Latin word fructus, derived from the Latin frui, which means “to enjoy.”
There are countless types of fruits, but some fruit names may be more familiar than others. Here’s our guide to fruit names around the world!
Fruit Names in Alphabetical Order
Starting with A
Starting with B
Starting with C
Cherimoya (custard apple)
Starting with D
Starting with E
Starting with F
Starting with G
Starting with H
Starting with J
Starting with K
Starting with L
Starting with M
Starting with N
Starting with O
Starting with P
Starting with Q
Starting with R
Starting with S
Starting with T
Starting with W
Starting with Y
Other Fruits to Consider
These are considered as fruit but sometimes referred to as vegetables:
Fruit Names for Kids
Are fruit names proper nouns?
Fruit names are not proper nouns; they are common nouns. For example, the fruit “apple” is a common noun.
Are fruit names capitalized?
Fruit names are not capitalized because they are common nouns if they are made into a name in children’s books, like “Annie Apple,” then you might see it capitalized.
How do you teach fruit names to kids?
Draw some fruit and allow them to complete a matching exercise, where they have to match the fruit to the name. You could also take them grocery shopping and have them find the fruit. You can use flashcards to teach them the names.
What are some rare fruits?
Some rare fruits include achacha, ambarella, dragon fruit, cherimoya, durian, jackfruit, and mangosteen.
What are some of the most popular fruits?
Some of the most common and commercially available fruits around the world include apples, bananas, strawberries, grapes and watermelons.
I hope you enjoyed this fruit names list and fruit charts in English!
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