HyperDic: forbidden_fruit

English > 1 sense of the expression forbidden fruit:
NOUNcognitionforbidden fruitoriginally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden
English > forbidden fruit: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningOriginally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden; it is now used to refer to anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality).
Broadertemptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Spanishfruto prohibido
Catalanfruita prohibida

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