a fruit, such as a pineapple, formed from the ovaries of individual flowers in an inflorescence
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Science definitions for multiple fruit
A fruit, such as a fig, mulberry, or pineapple, that consists of the ripened ovaries of more than one flower that are combined into a single structure. Compare accessory fruit aggregate fruit simple fruit.
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