Definition of Aggregate fruit

1. Noun. Fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple.

Exact synonyms: Multiple Fruit, Syncarp
Generic synonyms: Fruit
Specialized synonyms: Syconium
Derivative terms: Syncarpous



Definition of Aggregate fruit

1. Noun. (botany) A fruit that develops from the fusion of more than one carpel within a single flower, as for instance, a raspberry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aggregate fruit

1. A cluster of fruits formed from the free carpels of one flower. Compare: syncarp. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Aggregate fruit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"If the flower has several ovaries, these on ripening form an aggregate fruit. A compound or multiple fruit consists of the united fruits of several flowers. ..."

2. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Wilfred William Robbins (1896)
"From a single ovary results a simple fruit; from several separate ovaries of a flower is formed the aggregate fruit. From one flower we have a single fruit; ..."

3. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1832)
"While the true aggregate fruit is produced by the ovaria of a single flower, a collective fruit, if aggregate, is produced by the ovaria of many flowers ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"aggregate fruit of Sweet-sop (Anona squamosa) formed by fusion of the carpels of a ... Longitudinal section of the aggregate fruit of the Sour-sop (Anona ..."

5. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"This condition may occur either in simple, in aggregate, or in multiple fruits. 1 The aggregate fruit like that of Rubus (named by some ..."

6. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"... an aggregate fruit consisting of numerous little drupes united to each other (raspberry) or to the fleshy receptacle (blackberry). 566. ..."

7. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"ERIO, an aggregate fruit consisting of numerous little drupes united to each other (raspberry) or to the fleshy receptacle (blackberry). 566. ..."

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