Definition of Accessory Fruit in English :

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Accessory Fruit

see synonyms of accessory fruit

1. accessory fruit, pseudocarp

fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry

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Accessory Fruit

see synonyms of accessory fruit
noun
another name for pseudocarp

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Accessory Fruit

see synonyms of accessory fruit
a fruit having enlarged accessory structures in addition to those formed from the ovary, as the strawberry, in which the fleshy tissue is the enlarged receptacle and the true fruits are the small, dry achenes borne on its surface
see also false fruit

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Accessory Fruit

see synonyms of accessory fruit
n.
A fruit, such as the pear or strawberry, that develops from a ripened ovary or ovaries but includes a significant portion derived from nonovarian tissue. Also called pseudocarp.

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