stone fruit


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stone fruit

n.
1. See drupe.
2. A fruit from a tree of the genus Prunus, such as a peach or cherry.

stone fruit

n
(Botany) the nontechnical name for drupe

stone′ fruit`


n.
a fruit with a stone or hard endocarp, as a peach or plum; drupe.
[1515–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almondstone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
almond - oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
peach - downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
cherry - a red fruit with a single hard stone
elderberry - berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
Chinese date, Chinese jujube, jujube - dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
olive - one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
drupelet - a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe
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In the project called 'Tree of 40 Fruit' the artist grafted 40 different stone fruit branches onto a single tree, which would ultimately create a tree that would slowly begin blooming at the beginning of spring and continue through the season as different varieties hit their marks, further in summers those would all begin to grow fruits, including different types of cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, and apricots, the Verge reported.