drupelet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drupelet a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Drupelet (Bot) A small drupe, as one of the pulpy grains of the blackberry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n drupelet Same as drupel.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Dim. of Drupe

Usage

In literature:

Pistils several or numerous, becoming drupelets in fruit.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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