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A fleshy aggregate fruit such as a pineapple or mulberry.
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(Botany) botany a fleshy multiple fruit, formed from two or more carpels of one flower or the aggregated fruits of several flowers
[C19: from New Latin syncarpium, from syn- + Greek karpos fruit]
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|Noun||1.||syncarp - 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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