drupelet

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EtymologyEdit

drupe +‎ -let

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɹup.lɪt/, /ˈdɹu.plɪt/

NounEdit

drupelet (plural drupelets)

  1. One of the small drupe-like subdivisions which compose the outer layer of certain fruits such as raspberries or blackberries.
    It is best to pick the berries while all drupelets are of a consistent, dark red coloration.
    The passengers on the chock-full boat were packed across the deck like drupelets.

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Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 20:34