drupelet

[droop-lit]

noun Botany.

a little drupe, as one of the individual pericarps composing the blackberry.

Origin of drupelet

First recorded in 1875–80; drupe + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for drupelet

drupelet

drupel (ˈdruːpəl)

noun

a small drupe, usually one of a number forming a compound fruit
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