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In 1600s Old English, the word “apple” was applied to coin terms for many fruits and flora including “earth apple” (a potato), “love apple” (a tomato), “oak apple” (the round nut produced by oak leaves). “Pine apple,” was named as such for the tropical fruit’s resemblance to pine cones. “Pineapple” is the only one of these Old English terms that stuck. #lifeinthehillsofportugal#quintadocabril#nofilter #gardentherapy #pinecone

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