What is another word for drupe?

Pronunciation: [dɹˈuːp] (IPA)

Drupe refers to a type of fruit that has a hard, outer shell surrounding a soft, fleshy interior. Some of the most common synonyms for drupe include stone fruit, such as peaches, plums, and cherries. Additionally, other fruits that may be considered drupes include mangoes, avocados, and olives. While many people might not be familiar with the term "drupe," these fruits are often enjoyed in a variety of dishes and desserts due to their sweetness and unique texture. Regardless of what you call them, drupes are a delicious and nutritious addition to any diet.

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What are the hypernyms for Drupe?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Drupe?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for drupe (as nouns)

Usage examples for Drupe

drupe globose, 1-2'' in diameter, covered by a fleshy envelope, formed by the receptacle.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Fruit, a globose, greenish-yellow drupe with numerous bony seeds.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
I have known a pair of bluebirds to brave them on such poor rations as are afforded by the hardhack or sugarberry,-a drupe the size of a small pea, with a thin, sweet skin.
"The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers"
John Burroughs

Related words: drupe fruit, drupes, drupe tree, fruit with seeds inside

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