Name 10 vegetables and fruits that are compound words
10 compound word names for fruits and vegetables:
- • watermelon
- • blueberry
- • eggplant
- • honeydew
- • grapefruit
- • pineapple
- • applesauce
- • corncob
- • strawberry
- • soybean
A compound word is created when two words are put together to create a new word. An easy example is the first one, above: watermelon. Each part of the compound word is a word in itself, "water," and "melon."
The most common types of English compound words are compound nouns (pineapple), compound adjectives (free-range eggs), and compound verbs (waterproof the deck).
There are three forms of English compound words: the closed form (watercress), the hyphenated form (daughter-in-law) and the open form (post office).
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