aggregate fruit

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Synonyms for aggregate fruit

fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry

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BLACKBERRY PIE THE biennial cane and perennial roots, Are required to grow the aggregate fruits. Tangles of dense arching stem, Support the berries while nurturing them, Short sharp thorns savage in their attack, No shortage of protection do they lack.
Another type of fruit is an aggregate fruit, which is comprised of a single receptacle (base of the flower) with masses of similar fruitlets (for example, blackberries and strawberries).
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