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(Bot.) A fruit derived from the separate carpels of one flower, the uniting of a cluster of flowers, or tissue other than the ovary; pseudocarp
(Bot.) A fleshy fruit, as an apple or pear, having united carpels surrounded by a fleshy, usually edible receptacle
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A fruit, such as a fig, mulberry, or pineapple, that consists of the ripened ovaries of more than one flower that are combined into a single structure.
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