Word of the Day – May 9 – Drupe

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Drupe  (DROOP)

Definition: 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.

Example sentence: The yearly botanical festival is devoted to the mysteries of plant reproduction, and this year’s focus is on those wondrous drupe trees.