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A fruit, such as a pea pod, orange, or tomato, that develops from a single pistil.
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(Botany) a fruit, such as a grape or cherry, that is formed from only one ovary
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a fruit formed from one pistil.
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|Noun||1.||simple fruit - an indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry|
berry - a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
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