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Aggregate fruit

Definition of the noun aggregate fruit

What does aggregate fruit mean as a name of something?


  1. 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


  1. [botany] A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry.


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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aggregate fruit

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Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

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, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

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), ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

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 ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK


Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

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 ...

Google previewFlip 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 , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

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) ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

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), ...

Google previewDictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction (2005)

by Alan Christensen

aggregate fruit A fruit formed of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

aggregate fruit (etaerio) A fruit ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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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