Freestone meaning

frēstōn
A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
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A fruit, especially a peach, that has a stone that does not adhere to the flesh.
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A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
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A fruit, especially a peach, that has a stone that does not adhere to the flesh.
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A stone, esp. sandstone or limestone, that can be cut easily without splitting.
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Having such a pit.
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A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
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A fruit, especially a peach, that has a stone that does not adhere to the flesh.
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A type of stone that is composed of small particles and easily shaped, such as sandstone or limestone.
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A stone fruit having a stone (pit) that is relatively free of the flesh.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
freestone
Plural:
freestones

Origin of freestone

  • Middle English freston translation of Old French franche pere high-grade stone franche high-grade feminine of franc noble, freeborn pere stone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English freston translation of Old French franche pere high-grade stone franche high-grade feminine of franc noble, freeborn pere stone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition