False-fruit definition

A fruit, such as a strawberry, that contains tissue not derived from a ripened ovary.
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(botany) A plant structure that resembles a fruit but is not derived from a flower or flowers.
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(bot.) A fruit derived from the separate carpels of one flower, the uniting of a cluster of flowers, or tissue other than the ovary; pseudocarp.
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Noun

Singular:
false-fruit
Plural:
false fruits