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Definition of the noun aggregate fruit
What does aggregate fruit mean as a name of something?
- fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of aggregate fruit: multiple fruit / syncarp
- more generic word: fruit = the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
- more specific word: syconium = the fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
Alternative definition of the noun aggregate fruit
- [botany] A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry.
- synonym: etaerio
Aggregate fruit: An aggregate fruit or etaerio or etario is a fruit that develops from the merger of several ovaries that were separate in a single flower. In contrast, a simple fruit develops from one ovary. In languages other than English, the meanings of aggregate and multiple fruit are reversed, so that aggregate fruits merge several flowers. The differences in meaning are due to a reversal in the terminology by John Lindley, which has been followed by most English-language authors.
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by Michael Allaby
aggregate fruit ( etaerio) A *fruit formed from a single flower possessing multiple *carpels that are not joined, each *pistil forming a fruitlet. *Rubus species (e.g. raspberry, ...
by Jill Bailey
aggregate fruit (compound fruit) A fruitlike structure that is made up of several individual fruits derived from the carpels of a single flower, e.g. strawberry ( Fragaria), ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Shrubs, scandent, branchlets with sparse curved minute prickles, leaves simple, inflorescences terminal, petals white, aggregate fruit black See Symbolae Sinicae 7(3): 487. 1933 (Antiseptic, for wounds, cuts, boils, sprains.) in China: bai ru ...
Ultimate Visual Dictionary (2011)
OF FRUIT THROUGH FRUIT FEMALE FLOWER \ SUCCULENT FRUITS BERRY AGGREGATE FRUIT Pedicel Cape gooseberry C ...
by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta
Aggregate fruit A fruit developed in a cluster from the separate overies of a single flower. Aggregate supply The total physical volume of goods and services currently coming on to a given market. Aggregation The bringing together or summing ...
by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
Aggregate fruit: a fruit formed by the coherence or the connation of pistils that were distinct in the flower. Air layering (marcottage): multiplying a plant by inducing rooting on a root or shoot, often involving girdling and when the roots appear the ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
fruition fruit blown down by wind: windfall fruit created only through breeding: cultivar fruit derived from several flowers that combine into one structure, like pineapple: aggregate fruit, collective fruit, multiple fruit fruit-eating: carpophagous , ...
by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek
Dispersal Mode structure species Hydrochory low-density fleshy aggregate fruit Annona glabra (Annonaceae) Hydrochory plant fragments Potamogeton crispus ( Potamogetonaceae) Anemochory samara Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae) ...
A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith
aggregate fruit (strawberries), multiple fruit (figs and pineapples), fleshy fruit (grapes, kiwifruit, oranges, lemons, limes, mangoes, and watermelon), ...
by Alan Christensen
aggregate fruit A fruit formed of ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
aggregate fruit (etaerio) A fruit ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
lie within, or are embedded within, soft edible tissue, aggregate fruit, a fused cluster of several fruits, each of which developed from a single ovary of a single flower, ...
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