A simple fruit derived from a single carpel. A drupe usually contains a single seed enclosed by a hardened endocarp, which often adheres closely to the seed within. In peaches, plums, cherries, and olives, a fleshy edible mesocarp surrounds the endocarp (the pit or stone). In the coconut, a fibrous mesocarp (the husk) surrounds the endocarp (the shell), while the white edible portion is the endosperm.
A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in the carrot or mallow.
The part of a plant, usually below the ground, that lacks nodes, shoots, and leaves, holds the plant in position, draws water and nourishment from the soil, and stores food
The thickened part of an underground stem of a plant, such as the potato, bearing buds from which new plant shoots arise.
(Anat.) Any small sac, cavity, or gland for excretion or secretion
The seed pod of such a plant.
Any of various prunus trees that bear this fruit
Any of various vines of the family Cucurbitaceae, especially Cucumis melo or Citrullus lanatus, widely cultivated for their edible fruit.
A small prunus tree (Prunus persica) with lance-shaped leaves, pink flowers, and round, juicy, orange-yellow or pinkish-yellow fruit having a fuzzy skin and a single, rough pit
(Now Rare) A person regarded as a credit risk
Any of various evergreen trees or shrubs bearing fruit with juicy flesh and a thick rind. Citrus trees are native to southern and southeast Asia but are grown in warm climates around the world. Many species have spines. The orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit are citrus trees.
Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful:
Bearing or producing crops or vegetation abundantly; fruitful.
The fruit of any of these trees, having gritty, juicy flesh and usually a shape that is spherical at the base and tapering toward the stalk.
The way something turns out; result; consequence
Sequence is a specific order in which things occur.
The amount yielded or produced; return on labor, investment, taxes, etc.; product
A result or an effect.
The outcome or consequence of any effort or series of events
The definition of a result is how something ended or the outcome of some action.
A literary work, film, etc. complete in itself but continuing a story begun in an earlier work, film, etc.
A dry dehiscent fruit that develops from two or more carpels, as in the poppy and the cottonwood tree.
A dehiscent elongated fruit, characteristic of the mustard family, having two valves that fall away leaving a central partition as the fruit dries.
The firm, edible, usually rounded fruit of this tree.
(Countable) A single seed of grain.
An enthusiast; a buff:
Producing fruit, especially in abundance.
Carrying developing young or eggs:
The power to influence or produce an effect.
The act or result of cropping
A stone, such as limestone, that is soft enough to be cut easily without shattering or splitting.
The bearing of fruit
A kiwi fruit - not used in New Zealand where the full name is used.
The result or product of something:
A plum is defined as the smooth-skinned fruit of the prunus tree, or a bluish-red color.
(Bot.) A fruit derived from a single carpel or from the united carpels of a single flower
A period of time following a disastrous event:
Anything that follows as a normal result
A social gathering or activity:
A place of egress; an outlet:
A derived effect, consequence, or result
The ripened ovary of a seed plant
The definition of a cause is anyone or anything that brings about a result.
The ripened ovary of a flowering plant that contains the seeds, sometimes fused with other parts of the plant. Fruits can be dry or fleshy. Berries, nuts, grains, pods, and drupes are fruits. &diamf3; Fruits that consist of ripened ovaries alone, such as the tomato and pea pod, are called true fruits. &diamf3; Fruits that consist of ripened ovaries and other parts such as the receptacle or bracts, as in the apple, are called accessory fruits or false fruits.
(Botany) An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary and having the whole wall fleshy, such as a grape or tomato.
Producing or characterized by abundant works or results:
The quality or power of producing abundantly; fruitfulness or fertility.
(Australia) Livestock and pet food supplies.
Effect is defined as a result of something or the ability to bring about a result.
The central idea or point; gist.
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