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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

first′ fruits′(n.pl.)

  1. the earliest fruit of the season.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. the first products or results of anything.

Origin of first fruits:

1350–1400

Wiktionary

  1. first fruits(Noun)

    The first part of a harvest; sometimes made into an offering

  2. first fruits(Noun)

    The first profits from an undertaking

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  1. First Fruits

    First Fruits are a religious offering of the first agricultural produce of the harvest. In classical Greek, Roman, Hebrew and Christian religions, the first fruits were given to priests to offer to gods or God. First Fruits were often a primary source of income to maintain the religious leaders and the facility. Beginning in 1966 a unique "First Fruits" celebration brought the Ancient African harvest festivals that became the African American Holiday, Kwanzaa.

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