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key fruit

noun Botany.
  1. a samara.
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Historical Examples of key fruit

  • Fruit a 1–2-celled samara or key-fruit, flattened, winged at the apex, 1–2-seeded.

    The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States

    Asa Gray

  • Fruit single-winged at one end (samara or key-fruit), in large clusters; ripe in autumn.


British Dictionary definitions for key fruit

key fruit

noun
  1. another name for samara
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