drupes

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Drupe \Drupe\ (dr[udd]p), noun [F. drupe, L. drupa an overripe, wrinkled olive, fr. Gr. dry'ppa.] (Bot.) A fruit consisting of pulpy, coriaceous, or fibrous exocarp, without valves, containing a nut or stone with a kernel. The exocarp is succulent in the plum, cherry, apricot, peach, etc.; dry and subcoriaceous in the almond; and fibrous in the cocoanut. Drupel

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

drupe

noun

1: fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube [syn: {drupe}, {stone fruit}]


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