drupe definition

  • noun:
    • A fleshy fruit, particularly a peach, plum, or cherry, often having a single hard rock that encloses a seed. Also called stone-fruit.
    • A stone fruit.
    • A fruit composed of pulpy, coriaceous, or fibrous exocarp, without valves, containing a nut or rock with a kernel. The exocarp is succulent into the plum, cherry, apricot, peach, etc.; dried out and subcoriaceous in the almond; and fibrous in cocoanut.
    • In botany, a stone-fruit; a fruit when the exterior an element of the pericarp becomes fleshy or softens like a berry, whilst the internal hardens like a nut, developing a stone with a kernel, given that plum, cherry, apricot, and peach.
    • fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube

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