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drupaceous

[droo-pey-shuh s] /druˈpeɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany.
1.
resembling or relating to a drupe; consisting of drupes.
2.
producing drupes:
drupaceous trees.
Origin of drupaceous
1815-1825
1815-25; drupe + -aceous
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  • In his eyes, the walnut and the coco-nut are not nuts, but 'drupaceous fruits,' just like the plum and the cherry.

  • The fruit of the Hawthorn is a drupaceous pome, something between pome and drupe.

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