Definition of Drupaceous

1. Adjective. Of or related to a drupe.

Partainyms: Drupe
Derivative terms: Drupe



Definition of Drupaceous

1. a. Producing, or pertaining to, drupes; having the form of drupes; as, drupaceous trees or fruits.

Definition of Drupaceous

1. Adjective. of, relating to, resembling, or producing drupes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drupaceous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Drupaceous

1. Producing, or pertaining to, drupes; having the form of drupes; as, drupaceous trees or fruits. Origin: Cf. F. Drupace. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drupaceous

drunken reveler
drunken reveller
drunken revelry
drunken trees
drunkendom
drunkenhead
drunkenly
drunkenness
drunkennesses
drunker
drunkest
drunklike
drunkness
drunkorexia
drunks
drupaceous (current term)
drupal
drupe
drupel
drupelet
drupelets
drupelike
drupels
drupes
druplet
druplets
druse
drused
drusen
drusen of the macula

Literary usage of Drupaceous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Elements of Vegetable Histology by Charles William Ballard (1921)
"drupaceous FRUITS The drupaceous fruits are indehiscent, and their seeds are separated from the mesocarp layer by a hard endocarp. ..."

2. Forest flora of British Burma by Sulpice Kurz (1877)
"... bracted involucre expanding afterwards; fruit drupaceous . . . Antiaris. OO Filaments inflexed in bud. with scale-like sterile flowers ; juice milky ..."

3. Botany of the Northern and Middle States: Or, A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"... indehiscent, usually drupaceous. Seed without albumen; radicle superior or inferior, next the hilum ; cotyledons thick and fleshy or leafy. ..."

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