aggregate fruit(redirected from aggregate fruits)
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A fruit, such as a raspberry, consisting of many individual small fruits derived from separate ovaries within a single flower, borne together on a common receptacle.
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|Noun||1.||aggregate fruit - fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple|
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
syconium - the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
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