drupe

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An annotated diagram of a drupe
Drupes of Prunus virginiana (chokecherry)
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Scientific Latin, from Latin drūpa, from Ancient Greek δρύππᾱ (druppā).

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drupe (plural drupes)

  1. A stone fruit.
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 71:
      Her bare foot slipped, and the two panting youngsters tangled ignominiously among the branches, in a shower of drupes and leaves, clutching at each other [...].

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drupe f (plural drupes)

  1. drupe

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drupe f

  1. plural form of drupa

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Last modified on 30 January 2014, at 22:26