drupe

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noun \ˈdrüp\

Definition of drupe

  1. :  a one-seeded indehiscent fruit having a hard bony endocarp, a fleshy mesocarp, and a thin exocarp that is flexible (as in the cherry) or dry and almost leathery (as in the almond)

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Origin and Etymology of drupe

New Latin drupa, from Latin, overripe olive, from Greek dryppa olive


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