Infructescence definition

ĭnfrŭk-tĕsəns
The fruiting stage of an inflorescence.
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(botany) The fruiting stage of an inflorescence; a group of fruit arranged on a stem in a characteristic pattern.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
infructescence
Plural:
infructescences

Origin of infructescence

  • French Latin in- in in–2 Latin frūctus fruit fruit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition