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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fleshy part of a stone fruit, situated between the skin, or epicarp, and the stone, or endocarp, as in a peach.
  • n. Any fruit which is fleshy throughout.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fleshy part of a stone fruit, situated between the skin, or epicarp, and the stone, or endocarp, as in a peach. See Illust. of endocarp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the fleshy part of certain fruits, placed between the epicarp and the endocarp; the mesocarp.

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