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13-10-2021

Fruits in French: vocabulary list

Learn fruit vocabulary in French with Wall Street French. Discover more than 30 fruit and citrus names. Here is a list of fruit vocabulary in French.

Here is a list of fruit vocabulary in French.

COMMON FRUITS – LES FRUITS COMMUNS

  • Cerise: Cherry
  • Banane: banana
  • Pomme: Apple
  • Abricot: Apricot
  • Poire: Pear
  • Pêche: Peach
  • Prune: Plum
  • Pastèque: Watermelon
  • Melon: Melon
  • Piment: Chilli peppers
  • Courgettes: Zucchini
  • Concombre: Cucumber
  • Cornichon: Pickle
  • Aubergine: Eggplant
  • Citrouille: Pumpkin
  • Tomate: Tomato

Note that fruits have inspired many idiomatic expressions: "avoir la pêche" is to have the energy. Or, “se fondre la poire” means laugh out loud.

CITRUS FRUITS – LES AGRUMES

  • Orange: Orange
  • Citron : Lemon
  • Lime: Lime
  • Kumquat: Kumquat
  • Pamplemousse: Grapefruit
  • Mandarine: Tangerine:

BERRIES – FRUITS ROUGES

  • Mûre: Blackberry
  • Myrtille: Bleuberry
  • Cranneberge: Cranberry
  • Groseille à maquereau: Gooseberry
  • Framboise: Raspberry
  • Fraise: Strawberry
  • Cassis: Blackcurrant
  • Groseille rouge: Redcurrant

EXOTIC FRUITS - LES FRUITS EXOTIQUES

  • Kiwi: Kiwi fruit
  • Papaye: Papaya
  • Fruit du dragon / Pitaya : Dragonfruit
  • Mangue: Mango
  • Ananas: Pineapple
  • Figue: Fig
  • Litchi: Lychee
  • Noix de coco: Coconut
  • Grenade: Pomegranate
  • Figue de babarie: Prickly pear
  • Fruit de la passion: Passion fruit

To learn more, and to perfect your table and kitchen vocabulary, discover the names of vegetables in French.

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