Definition of Simple fruit

1. Noun. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp: e.g. grape; tomato; cranberry.

Exact synonyms: Bacca
Generic synonyms: Berry

Definition of Simple fruit

1. Noun. (botany) A fruit that develops from either a single or compound ovary within a flower with a single pistil. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Fruit

simple bone cyst
simple closed curve
simple closure
simple colour
simple conjunctivitis
simple connectedness
simple connectivity
simple crus of semicircular duct
simple diplopia
simple dislocation
simple epithelium
simple eye
simple fission
simple fraction
simple fracture
simple fruit (current term)
simple function
simple functions
simple future
simple glaucoma
simple goiter
simple goitre
simple harmonic motion
simple heterochromia
simple hyperopic astigmatism
simple hypertrophy
simple interest
simple joint
simple knot
simple leaf

Literary usage of Simple fruit

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... styles as many as the ovary-cavities, simple. Fruit a capsule or drupe, its carpels i-2-seeded. Embryo straight ; endosperm fleshy, or almost wanting. ..."

2. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"... student to classify most of the common fruits with which he comes in contact in the field. Dry dehiscent fruits: The follicle is a simple fruit which ..."

3. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1919)
"simple fruit DESSERTS! (Not made on a milk basis) Fresh Fruit Stewed Ingredients: Method: Raw fruit (fresh and mild) in season, such as: Apples Cherries ..."

4. The Shrubs of Northeastern America by Charles Stedman Newhall (1893)
"GUIDE TO THE GENERA. (a) Seed-case, one to many, free, and not (as 1n Rosa) covered in ripening by the calyx. (b) Seed-case, one. Leaves, simple. Fruit ..."

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