A succulent fruit, such as a cherry, formed from one carpel, having the seed enclosed in an inner stony layer of the fruit wall. Adj. Drupaceous (which is often used to mean drupe-like but not strictly a drupe).

Compare: berry, pyrene.

(09 Oct 1997)

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