drupelet

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a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe

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Third, because each mulberry is composed of multiple drupelets, robins at times picked and ate only a part of one mulberry; we recorded this as 'piece'.
An alternative, more parsimonious scenario is offered to explain the disproportionate presence of apparently parthenocarpic fig syconia and drupelets at these two sites.
Bakeapples (also known as bog-apple, yellowberry and cloudberry, particularly in Scandinavia, and baked apple berry), for example, composed of large drupelets or pericarps, have a form similar to raspberries and blackberries.
Similar fig drupelets were discovered at a second site about 1.
As for our raspberries, it isn't in fact, botanically a berry at all, but a mound of tiny fruits called drupelets that cling onto a white core.