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  • noun (Bot.) A fruit like that of the rose, consisting of a cup formed of the calyx tube and receptacle, and containing achenes.

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  • noun botany A fruit like that of the rose, consisting of a cup formed of the calyx tube and receptacle, and containing achenes.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek, literally "dog-rose".

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