Translation: from english

Dead Sea fruit

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  • dead sea fruit — noun see dead sea apple 1 * * * something that appears to be beautiful or full of promise but is in reality nothing but illusion and disappointment. [1810 20] * * * Dead Sea apple or Dead Sea fruit noun Another name for • • • Main Entry: ↑dead …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Sea fruit — something that appears to be beautiful or full of promise but is in reality nothing but illusion and disappointment. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • dead sea apple — noun Usage: usually capitalized D&S Etymology: from the Dead sea 1. or dead sea fruit : apple of sodom 1a 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Sea apple — see apple of sodom * * * apple of Sodom or Dead Sea apple noun 1. A fruit described by the ancients as fair to look upon but turning to ashes when touched, variously thought to be a gall, or the fruit of an asclepiad Calotropis procera 2. By… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead Sea Apple — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead Sea apple — noun a fruit, supposed to dissolve into smoke or ashes when plucked The man who makes himself a slave to gold is a miserable wretch indeed, winning for his prize the Dead Sea apple golden without, but ashes within. Syn: apple of Sodom …   Wiktionary

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