For*bid"den (?), a.

Prohibited; interdicted.

I kniw no spells, use no forbidden arts. Milton.

Forbidden fruit. (a) Any coveted unlawful pleasure, -- so called with reference to the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden. (b) Bot. A small variety of shaddock (Citrus decumana). The name is given in different places to several varieties of Citrus fruits.


© Webster 1913.

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