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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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Agency researchers have determined that the surfaces on plums are able to harbor several species of yeast that have potential for use as biological controls against the brown rot disease found on stone fruits.
On July 19, 2014, a packing company in California (company A) voluntarily recalled certain lots of stone fruits, including whole peaches, nectarines, plums, and pluots, because of concern about contamination with Listeria monocytogenes based on internal company testing (1).