aggregate fruit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aggregate fruit fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
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Usage

In literature:

A small, smooth nut, enclosed in the distended bract; the aggregated fruit resembling a cluster of hops.
"Handbook of the Trees of New England" by Lorin Low Dame
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In science:

Another possibly fruitful area of future work is the connection of the models studied in this paper to massaggregation models allowing diffusion, aggregation and dissociation .
Stochastic Maps, Wealth Distribution in Random Asset Exchange Models and the Marginal Utility of Relative Wealth
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