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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond.

Usage examples (37)
  • Its leaves are shaped like spear-heads; the fruit is a kind of drupe, clothed in fleshy scales.
  • The fruit is a drupe about the size and color of a damson.
  • Kernel The part lying inside the hard shell of a nut or drupe.
  • The fruit is a smooth, ellipsoidal drupe, up to almost 2 cm long. for more
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  • Will the "drupe" (fleshy fruit having a single hard stone that encloses a seed) "drop" (the act of falling; descent) from the tree, or just make the limb "droop" (to bend downward; to hang) with weight?
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