freestone

freestone
freestone [frē′stōn΄]
n.
1. [ME fre ston, after OFr fraunche piere] a stone, esp. sandstone or limestone, that can be cut easily without splitting
2. [ FREE + STONE]
a) a peach, plum, etc. in which the pit does not cling to the pulp of the ripened fruit
b) such a pit
adj.
having such a pit

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