first fruits definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the earliest produce of the season
- the first products, results, or profits of any activity
Origin: origin, originally translated, translation of Vulgate primitiae: see example; Exodus (Bible) 23:16
first fruits definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also first·fruitsplural noun
- The first gathered fruits of a harvest, offered to God in gratitude.
- The first results of an undertaking.