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pine·ap·ple  (pnpl)
a. A tropical American plant (Ananas comosus) having large swordlike leaves and a large, fleshy, edible, multiple fruit with a terminal tuft of leaves.
b. The fruit of this plant.
2. Slang A hand grenade.

[Middle English pinappel, pine cone : pine, pine; see pine1 + appel, apple; see apple.]

pineapple  /panpl/  n. [C;U] a tropical plant with a fruit that is brown and rough on the outside and has a sweet, yellow, juicy flesh on the inside pineapple

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