Origin of freestoneMiddle English fre ston, after Old French fraunche piere a stone, esp. sandstone or limestone, that can be cut easily without splitting
Origin of freestonefree + stone
- a peach, plum, etc. in which the pit does not cling to the pulp of the ripened fruit
- such a pit
having such a pit
- A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
- A fruit, especially a peach, that has a stone that does not adhere to the flesh.
Origin of freestoneMiddle English freston, translation of Old French franche pere, high-grade stone : franche, high-grade, feminine of franc, noble, freeborn + pere, stone.