A fruit was the ripened ovary of a flowering plant. Many foods that were treated as vegetables in cooking were actually botanically fruits.
In April 2151, the transporter aboard Enterprise NX-01 had been cleared for bio-transport, which Malcolm Reed took as meaning fruits and vegetables, but Travis Mayweather informed him it was cleared for beaming Humans. (ENT: "Broken Bow")
In 2364, Groppler Zorn offered Commander William T. Riker something from a bowl of Earth fruits. Riker asked for an apple, but there was none available. The Farpoint Station entity then created a second bowl filled with red apples. (TNG: "Encounter at Farpoint")
One of the Bandi merchants at Farpoint Station sold fruits. (TNG: "Encounter at Farpoint")
The Aldeans had a variety of fruits. They presented them in bowls and on plates. (TNG: "When The Bough Breaks")
In 2369 a bowl of fruits rotted because of the collision with a temporal fragment. (TNG: "Timescape")
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