Definition of False fruit

1. Noun. A fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part.

Exact synonyms: Pome
Specialized synonyms: Apple, Pear, Quince
Generic synonyms: Fruit



Definition of False fruit

1. Noun. (botany) A plant structure that resembles a fruit but is not derived from a flower or flowers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Fruit

false dilemma
false diphtheria
false diverticulum
false dogwood
false dominance
false dragon head
false dragonhead
false easting
false economy
false etymology
false face
false flat
false foxglove
false friend
false friends
false fruit (current term)
false garlic
false gavial
false glottis
false goatsbeard
false gromwell
false haematuria
false hair
false harmonic
false harmonics
false heather
false hellebore
false hermaphrodite
false hermaphroditism
false hypertrophy

Literary usage of False fruit

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1. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Wilfred William Robbins (1896)
"Example: the receptacle of the strawberry becomes fleshy and apparently represents the main axis of the false fruit; it is also an aggregate fruit, ..."

2. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Ernest Cushing Richardson, Bernhard Pick, Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Allan Menzies (1897)
"... according to the word of the prophet,2 "Ye have eaten false fruit," and they have false fruit,—"Every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn ..."

3. The Perfect Way: Or, The Finding of Christ by Anna Bonus Kingsford, Edward Maitland (1890)
"It is that false Fruit which attracts the outer Senses, the Bait of the Serpent in the ... And their Sin, and the Taint begotten of that false Fruit, ..."

4. "Clothed with the Sun": Being the Book of the Illuminations of Anna (Bonus by Anna Bonus Kingsford (1889)
"It is that false Fruit which attracts the outer Senses, the Bait of the Serpent in the ... And their Sin, and the Taint begotten of that false Fruit, ..."

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