accessory fruit


accessory fruit

noun

Definition of ACCESSORY FRUIT

:  a fruit (as the apple) of which a conspicuous part consists of tissue other than that of the ripened ovary

First Known Use of ACCESSORY FRUIT

circa 1900

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