Accessory-fruit Definition

noun
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.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
pseudocarp

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Singular:
accessory-fruit
Plural:
accessory-fruits

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