from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fruit, such as the raspberry, consisting of many individual small fruits derived from separate ovaries within a single flower, borne together on a common receptacle.
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- n. A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry.
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- n. fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
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