fructescence

noun
fruc·​tes·​cence | \ ˌfrəkˈtesᵊn(t)s, fru̇k-, frük- \
plural -s

Definition of fructescence

: the period of maturing of fruit

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Other Words from fructescence

fructescent \ ¦frək¦tesᵊnt , (ˈ)fru̇k-​ , (ˈ)frük-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for fructescence

New Latin fructescentia, from Latin fructescent-, fructescens, present participle of fructescere to produce fruit, from fructus fruit

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“Fructescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fructescence. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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