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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The fruiting stage of an inflorescence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fruiting stage of an inflorescence; a group of fruit arranged on a stem in a characteristic pattern

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mature stage succeeding inflorescence: used concretely for the fruit with its immediate supports.
  • n. A collective fruit. Jackson, Glossary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fruiting stage of the inflorescence

Etymologies

French : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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