from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See drupe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any fruit with a soft fleshy exterior surrounding a hard pit or stone containing the seed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any fruit with a stony endocarp; a drupe, as a peach, plum, or cherry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a drupe; a fruit whose seeds are covered with a hard shell enveloped in a pulp, as the peach, cherry, and plum. See drupe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
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