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drupe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drupe  \Drupe\,  n.  [F.  drupe,  L.  drupa  an  overripe,  wrinkled 
  olive,  fr  Gr  ?.]  (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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drupe 
  n  :  fleshy  indehiscent  fruit  with  a  single  seed:  e.g.  almond; 
  peach;  plum;  cherry;  elderberry;  olive;  jujube  [syn:  {stone 
  fruit}] 




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