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accessory fruit

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fruit, such as the pear or strawberry, that develops from a ripened ovary or ovaries but includes a significant portion derived from nonovarian tissue.

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  • noun botany A fruit which includes tissue not derived from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue, as for instance, a strawberry.

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  • noun fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry

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