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Synonyms for drupe

fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond

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Olive trees continue to shower ripe, edible drupes onto streets and sidewalks in nearby Phoenix and Tucson.
As for the morphological parameters the weight values observed in cv Maiatica drupes and endocarps could explain why the oil yield obtained from this cultivar was the highest.
While these poison sumac varieties are more easily identified by the fruits, which droop from the branch and are white or gray, staghorn sumacs and other non-poisonous varieties can be spotted by the deeply crimson, round and somewhat-hairy drupes they sport on their upright stalks.
Black pepper is produced from the still-green unripe drupes of the pepper plant.
In her latest book, Return to the Olive Farm, Drinkwater explains Provencal olive farmers "are plagued with the olive fly that lays its eggs in the young drupes (olives) and the larvae feed off the pulp of the olive thus destroying the fruit.
There are two general categories of soft mast known as drupes.
These include the limpet Cellana taitensis, the nerites, drupes, and small cowries.
The dipsomaniacs that returned late into the night from their pubs and made their customary urinovomitive halt in the sheltering murk of Sergeant Levarda sometimes found themselves with their noses against the window beyond which kaleidoscopic shapes were twisting and spinning and wobbling, rhodochrosite crystals that liqueified into throbbing exotic flowers sprouting lanceolate protuberances, quills that multiplied like a porcupine's, swords that blunted into milestones, into Gaelic cairns, then they rounded into seeds, swelled into colored drupes, into ink-blue blastulae, then into indigo morulae, so that in the end it all coalesced into one single large zygote of fluorescent plasma, hovering in the dark as if in a black hole.
Diets of emus were composed of native grasses, forbs, mast, drupes, and leaves.
Cherries are drupes or stone fruits, botanical cousins to peaches and plums.
In drupes (stonefruits), it is the hard stony layer surrounding the seed.
2439914 Milk and milk products; milk-based beverages; yoghurt; beverages based predominantly on dairy products or yoghurt, including milk shakes and flavoured milk drinks; food supplements in liquid or powdered form; cheese; preserved, dried, and cooked fruits; roasted peanuts; peanuts, nuts, kernels, legumes, drupes, pods and seeds, all being prepared or processed; crystallised, frosted and frozen fruits; potato snacks and crisps; snack foods; savoury foods; all included in Class 30.
The multivaried analysis of quantitative characters for stem and fruit conformed 5 groups that varied in distance of internodes, length of pedicels in the male branch, length of potioles in female and male branch, wide of leaf, fruit weight, length of the heart of the fruit and number of drupes.
The pregnant women, similarly, commune with their ripe drupes as sisters.