fructescence

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

Definition of fructescence

plural -s
: the period of maturing of fruit

fructescent

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

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Origin and Etymology of fructescence

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


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