false fruit


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • false fruit — n. 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: see TRUE FRUIT, ACCESSORY FRUIT …   English World dictionary

  • false fruit — noun a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part • Syn: ↑pome • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Hyponyms: ↑apple, ↑pear, ↑quince * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • false fruit — Bot. See accessory fruit. * * * …   Universalium

  • false fruit — noun A plant structure that resembles a fruit but is not derived from a flower or flowers? …   Wiktionary

  • false fruit — noun Botany a fruit (such as a fig) formed from the receptacle or other parts of the flower besides the ovary …   English new terms dictionary

  • fruit — [fro͞ot] n. pl. fruit or fruits [ME < OFr < L fructus, enjoyment, means of enjoyment, fruit, produce, profit < pp. of frui, to partake of, enjoy < IE base * bhrūg , fruit, to enjoy > BROOK2] 1. any plant product, as grain, flax,… …   English World dictionary

  • False gharial — Conservation status Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

  • False prophet — In religion, the term false prophet is a label given to a person who is viewed as illegitimately claiming charismatic authority within a religious group. The individual may be seen as one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy, or who uses that… …   Wikipedia

  • Fruit (Radar) — Als Fruit bezeichnet man im Sekundärradar alle Störungen, die durch Antworten entstehen, die nicht durch die eigene Abfrage ausgelöst wurden. Sekundärradarsysteme arbeiten weltweit alle auf denselben Trägerfrequenzen – z. B. bei der Abfrage… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • false vampire — Vampire Vam pire, n. [F. vampire (cf. It. vampiro, G. & D. vampir), fr. Servian vampir.] [Written also {vampyre}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A blood sucking ghost; a soul of a dead person superstitiously believed to come from the grave and wander about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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