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AP'PLE, noun

1. The fruit of the apple tree, [pyrus malus, ] from which cider is made.

2. The apple of the eye is the pupil.

Apple of love, or love apple the tomato, or lycopersicum, a species of Solanum. The stalk is herbaceous, with oval, pinnated leaves, and small yellow flowers. The berry is smooth, soft, of a yellow or reddish color, of the size of a plum. It is used in soups and broths.

AP'PLE, verb transitive To form like an apple