false fruit


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false fruit

n.
A fruit, such as a strawberry, that contains tissue not derived from a ripened ovary.

false fruit

n
(Botany) another name for pseudocarp
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.false fruit - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy partfalse fruit - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
apple - fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
quince - aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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The pear is a type of pome, a false fruit in which five carpels - the true fruit - form a core containing the seed.
But I don't think she's got anything to worry about if her drug of choice is the strawberry, seeing as how this false fruit is packed with fabulous nutrients too numerous to list here.
DELICIOUS: False fruit packed with fabulous nutrients.