Definition of Drupes

1. Noun. (plural of drupe) ¹



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Definition of Drupes

1. drupe [n] - See also: drupe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drupes

drunkennesses
drunker
drunkest
drunklike
drunkness
drunkorexia
drunks
drupaceous
drupal
drupe
drupel
drupelet
drupelets
drupelike
drupels
drupes (current term)
druplet
druplets
druse
drused
drusen
drusen of the macula
drusen of the optic nerve head
druses
drusier
drusiest
drusy
druther
druthers
druv

Literary usage of Drupes

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

1. Forest flora of British Burma by Sulpice Kurz (1877)
"drupes fibrous- woody, with a fleshy epicarp, arranged into compact heads, free or united into bundles, usually angular-pyramidal, 1-seeded, ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Winter-buds naked ; haves pinnately veined ; drupes coral-red, turning darker, ... peduncled; drupes blue to black; stone usually grooved. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Lvs. ovate to lanceolate, thick and shining, entire : drupes Hin. in ilium. Twining ; glabrous. .... drupes ..."

4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"The drupes dyo red. 2 R. typhina L. Branches and petioles densely ... drupes compressed, compact, the crimson down very acid. Jn. Tho wood is aromatic, ..."

5. Flora australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian territory. by George Bentham, Ferdinand von Mueller (1878)
"drupes crowded or connate in a globular arborescent and branching. ... drupes connate in clusters, each with a very convex apex. . 4. ..."

6. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"A decumbent, fleshy herb, 2 to 3 ft. high; bark dark green ; leaves rather thick, herbaceous-greenish ; flowers yellow; drupes black-bluish, juicy. ..."

7. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Inflorescence corymbose : drupes less than 7.5 mm. in diameter. 8. P. Pennsylvania. B. Flowers in racemes terminating leafy branches of the year. ..."

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