Drupe (?), n. [F. drupe, L. drupa an overripe, wrinkled olive, fr. Gr. .] Bot.
A fruit consisting of pulpy, coriaceous, or fibrous exocarp, without valves, containing a nut or stone with a kernel. The exocarp is succulent in the plum, cherry, apricot, peach, etc.; dry and subcoriaceous in the almond; and fibrous in the coconut.
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