plural -s
: a nutlike drupe (as the fruit of the walnut or hickory) in which the epicarp and mesocarp separate as a somewhat fleshy or leathery rind from the hard 2-valved endocarp

Word History


New Latin, from Greek, hole; from the inside of the drupe being hollow

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“Tryma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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