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A small drupe, such as one of the many subdivisions of a raspberry or blackberry.


(ˈdruːplɪt) or


(Botany) a small drupe, usually one of a number forming a compound fruit


(ˈdrup lɪt)

a little drupe, as one of the individual pericarps composing the blackberry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drupelet - a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe
blackberry - large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
raspberry - red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
acinus - one of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
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Bramble berries have an interesting form; clusters of fleshy "drupelets," with each drupelet containing a seed.
Each drupelet is saturated with juice of an intense flavor.
Scanning electron microscope analysis of drupelet morphology of red raspberry and related Rubus genotypes.