from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of cashew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An enlarged growth of the disk and peduncle beneath a fruit. See Anacardium (with cut).


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