multiple fruit

(redirected from multiple fruits)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to multiple fruits: aggregate fruits

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
There are simple fruits and compound fruits, which include aggregate and multiple fruits, according to how they develop.
The three major types of fruits are simple fruits, aggregate fruits, and multiple fruits.
This reflects the industry's consumer focus and the fact that most juices and snacks are blends, containing multiple fruits.

Full browser ?