forbidden fruit(redirected from Forbidden fruit effect)
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fruit that God forbade Adam and Eve to eat; byword for tempting object. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–6]
God prohibits eating from Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 2:16–17]
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