infructescence

noun in·fruc·tes·cence \ˌinˌfrəkˈtesən(t)s\

Definition of infructescence

  1. :  the fruiting stage of an inflorescence

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Origin and Etymology of infructescence

French, from in- 2in- + Latin fructus fruit + French -escence (as in inflorescence) — more at fruit


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