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The pineapple is a tropical plant with an edible fruit; it is the most economically significant plant in the family Bromeliaceae. The pineapple is indigenous to South America, where it has been cultivated for many centuries. The introduction of the pineapple to Europe in the 17th century made it a significant cultural icon of luxury. Since the 1820s, pineapple has been commercially grown in greenhouses and many tropical plantations.
Pineapples grow as a small shrub; the individual flowers of the unpollinated plant fuse to form a multiple fruit.
n large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
n a tropical american plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics