English to Afrikaans Meaning :: drupe

Drupe :
klip vrug
- klip vrugdrupes
 

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Noun(1) fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube

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(1) The fruit, a drupe with fleshy pulp and a high fat content, contains a glucoside which makes olives, especially unripe ones, very bitter.(2) That this tropical drupe can somehow be made to taste like smoky bacon without the greasy mess (and more ethical considerations of course) is uncanny.(3) A machine for the pitting of drupaceous fruits has an endless chain of articulated conveyor plates each provided with several vertical cylindrical bores whose flared mouths face upward.(4) This appears to have given rise to both single-seeded drupes and multi-seeded pyrenes early in evolution, and to berries later in evolution.(5) Fruiting plants are immediately recognizable by the unique bright blue color of their drupes , but sterile shrubs are very nondescript and easily overlooked.(6) Hermit thrushes ate 14 pondberry fruits during six observation periods in 2000-2001, and 13 drupes during five observation periods in 2001-2002.(7) Similarities of these drupaceous fruits have been noted by Carlquist.
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Noun
1. stone fruit ::
steenvrugte
Different Forms
drupe, drupes
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