A tropical fruit with edible yellow fruit that is used to make pina coladas and that is typically put on Hawaiian pizza is an example of a pineapple.
Origin of pineapple
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English pinappel (“pinecone", literally “pine-apple/pine-fruit"), equivalent to pine +"Ž apple. Later applied to the fruit of the pineapple plant due to its resemblance to a pinecone. Compare the post-Classical Latin pomum pini, the Old French pume de pin, the Middle French and French pomme de pin, the Middle Dutch and Dutch pÄ³nappel, the Middle Low German pinappel, the Old High German pÄ«napful, the Middle High German pÄ«naphel, and the early Modern German pinapfel "” all in the sense of “pine cone".