fruit of the union

(redirected from fruit of their union)

fruit of the union

1. A child or children resulting from the union between two people, such as a marriage or domestic union. Also written as "fruit of one's union." Why wouldn't you want to have children? They're the normal fruit of the union of marriage! When we started the divorce proceedings, the largest question was who would retain custody over the fruit of our union.
2. The offspring resulting from a sexual union between two mates. A "labradoodle," one of the cutest but silliest-named crossbreeds around, is the fruit of the union between a Labrador Retriever and a poodle.
3. The outcome, result, or product of an interaction or union between two or more bodies, elements, or forces. Water is merely the fruit of the union of two hydrogen atoms and a single oxygen atom. The treaty was ultimately the fruit of the union of two brilliant academics on either side of the war, who worked for months with each side's leaders to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.
See also: fruit, of, union
References in periodicals archive ?
Unfortunately, Peppy, the fruit of their union, grows into a little girl with a grin exactly like Luther's.
They will doubtless follow the family tradition and call the fruit of their union Megan Bevan-Pryce-Ravenstone-Rees.
This is the fruit of their union with God and even the angels cannot share this intimacy with their creator to bring new souls into eternal being with God.
THE Beeb forked out a small fortune to entice Johnny Vaughan from Channel 4 and this is the first fruit of their union.
The first ripe fruit of their union was a runner-up finish to Houston in the 1995 NBA Finals.
The result is Pure Love, and the first fruit of their union is Bury My Bones, a riffy, hook-laden and, most importantly, hugely enjoyable slice of classic rock available to download free from their website.
The result is Pure Love, and the first fruit of their union is Bury My Bones, a riffy, hook-laden slice of classic rock available to download for free from their website.
And the fruit of their union is Straightheads, an 80-minute revenge flick that doesn't really work.