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multiple fruit

[′məl·tə·pəl ′früt]
(botany)
Any fruit derived from the ovaries and accessory structures of several flowers consolidated into one mass, such as a pineapple and mulberry.
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The three major types of fruits are simple, aggregate, and multiple fruits.
He added that they are confident that the seeds that are being planted today through these USAID scholarships will bear multiple fruits for the benefit of the region and the country, said a news release issued here on Monday.
Multiple fruits are the result of the development of the ovaries of several separate flowers that have fused on the axis of the inflorescence.
Multiple fruits derive from separate, but closely spaced, flowers on an inflorescence.
And we would have expected, with the luscious picture of multiple fruits, that we would get a fruit exchange.
This reflects the industry's consumer focus and the fact that most juices and snacks are blends, containing multiple fruits.

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