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drupelet

[′drüp·lət]
(botany)
An individual drupe of an aggregate fruit. Also known as grain.
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Despite its name, the blackberry is not a berry, but an aggregate fruit; just like raspberries and boysenberries, they're made up of lots of tiny seeds encased by fleshy fruit called drupelets.
The second grow as composite drupelets, and include members of the genus Rubus, such as blackberry, raspberry and dewberry.
FOOD FACT Blackberries aren't actually a berry but a small group of fruits called drupelets, which are clustered together.