- aggregate fruit
- A clustered fruit composed of numerous fruitlets each with its own seed, (e.g. strawberry).
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aggregate fruit — noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple • Syn: ↑multiple fruit, ↑syncarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑syncarpous (for:… … Useful english dictionary
aggregate fruit — noun A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry. Syn: etaerio … Wiktionary
aggregate fruit — noun Botany a fruit formed from several carpels derived from the same flower, e.g. a raspberry … English new terms dictionary
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aggregate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English aggregat, from Latin aggregatus, past participle of aggregare to add to, from ad + greg , grex flock Date: 15th century formed by the collection of units or particles into a body, mass, or amount ;… … New Collegiate Dictionary
Fruit anatomy — Longitudinal section of female flower of squash (courgette), showing ovary, ovules, pistil, and petals. Fruit anatomy is the internal structure of fruit, the mature ovary or ovaries from one or more flowers. In fleshy fruits, the outer and often… … Wikipedia
fruit — fruitlike, adj. /frooht/, n., pl. fruits, (esp. collectively) fruit, v. n. 1. any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals. 2. the developed ovary of a seed plant with its contents and accessory parts, as the pea pod, nut, tomato, or… … Universalium
aggregate — aggregable /ag ri geuh beuhl/, adj. aggregately, adj. aggregateness, n. aggregatory /ag ri geuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adj., n. /ag ri git, gayt /; v. /ag ri gayt /, adj., n., v., aggregated, aggregating. adj. 1. formed by the conjunction or… … Universalium
fruit processing — Introduction preparation of fruit for human consumption. Fruit is sometimes defined as the product of growth from an angiosperm, or flowering plant. From a purely botanical point of view, the fruit may be only the fleshy growth that arises … Universalium
aggregate — adjective /ˈægrəgət / (say agruhguht) 1. formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined: the aggregate amount owed in taxes. 2. Botany a. (of a flower) formed of florets collected in a dense… … Australian English dictionary