Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/13/17 Drupe

Drupe (noun)
drupe [droop]


noun, Botany.
1. any fruit, as a peach, cherry, plum, etc., consisting of an outer skin, a usually pulpy and succulent middle layer, and a hard and woody inner shell usually enclosing a single seed.

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Origin: 1745-55; < Latin drūpa, druppa overripe olive < Greek drýppa olive

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