Sentence Examples


  • To get specific, the fruit of the coconut palm is actually a drupe, which is a kind of fruit that has a fleshy outer layer and develops from the inside wall of a flower, called the ovary.
  • The coconut is actually the seed of the palm tree, but it is widely considered to be a drupe, a category of fruit.
  • This causes some botanists to classify the coconut as a dry drupe.
  • This causes some botanists to classify the coconut as a dry drupe.
  • The small drupe-like fruit is attached to the persistent bracts.