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See definition of drupe on Dictionary.com
  • as inberry
  • as infruit

synonyms for drupe

  • bean
  • grain
  • kernel
  • drupelet
  • haw
  • hip
  • pome
  • seed
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How to use drupe in a sentence

Some of the most common drupes include peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots and cherries, but olives, mangoes and pecans also fall under this category.
A GUIDE TO STONE FRUIT: HOW TO CHOOSE, RIPEN, STORE AND COOK WITH ITAARON HUTCHERSONJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was while the manager was deciding which of three other young women to take that Mr. Drupe was stricken with apoplexy.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Areca, a genus of lofty palms with pinnated leaves, and a drupe-like fruit enclosed in a fibrous rind.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
The Almond fruit is a drupe, like the peach, but the flesh is thin and hard and the pit is the Almond of commerce.
THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
The fruit is a purple-black, globular, berry-like drupe, containing a stone with one or two seeds.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The fruit is a black, berry-like drupe containing (usually) eight little, seedlike stones.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Fruit, a globose, greenish-yellow drupe with numerous bony seeds.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Drupe, fleshy, inferior, oval with the borders turned upward containing a very hard and fibrous nut; seed long and sharp-pointed.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Fruit a globose drupe, crowned by the calyx, with 10 inconspicuous ribs.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Drupe globose, 1–2″ in diameter, covered by a fleshy envelope, formed by the receptacle.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRUPE

  • beans
  • drupelets
  • drupes
  • grains
  • haws
  • hips
  • kernels
  • pomes
  • seeds
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