fleshy fruit


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fleshy fruit

n.
A fruit, such as the grape, cucumber, or cherry, that has a soft and pulpy wall.
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Stone or drupe fruits are classified together because of their single, hard, bony seeds inside the soft fleshy fruit. Cherries are possibly the oldest of these fruits; traces of them have been found in Stone Age archaeological sites in Europe and America.
the Nero d'Avola is Sicily's most exciting red grape and this wine displays ripe, fleshy fruit on the palate.
The relative contributions to volume made up by animal (arthropod exoskeletal remains) and plant (fleshy fruit remains other than seeds) matter were estimated visually for each fecal sample.
The berries are juicy and sweet, with fleshy fruit surrounding many seeds; they make wonderful wild jams, jellies, and syrups.
A touch of lemon citrus leans in through the mid-palate but doesn't detract from the fleshy fruit that is in the DNA of this purist Spanish white.
a welcoming nose heralds ripe, fleshy fruit flavours of peach, grapefruit and blossom.
Parakeets literally raid soft fleshy fruit orchards such as Dates, Sidr, Mango, Guava, Sapota, Pomegranate etc., and cause some damage.
Like their relatives--plums, apricots and nectarines--they are stone fruit, meaning they have a stone-like seed pit surrounded by fleshy fruit. Sweet varieties such as Bing, Royal Ann and Rainier, come to market between May and August, while tart varieties, which are almost always processed into canned, frozen or dried cherries, such as Morello and Montmercy, are available fresh from June to August.
As vintages go, 2007 was a very good year for Southern Rhone reds and this Gigondas is packed with sweet, fleshy fruit. Terrific with winter dishes from game pie to a rich beef casserole.
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There's the same off Errazuriz's Cabernet Sauvignon (also widely available at pounds 5.99Coming up on Wednesday until May 3 Somerfield is also discounting Inti Chardonnay Reserve 2004, a deliciously fleshy fruit cocktail from Argentina (pounds 6.99 but buy one and get one free).
For example, the outer part of a fleshy fruit, known as the epicarp, often contains compounds that are active against insects, to prevent them boring in and rotting the flesh inside.