A kind of aggregate fruit in which the ovaries cohere in a solid mass, with a slender receptacle, as in the magnolia; also, a similar multiple fruit, as a mulberry.
n. (Gr. syn, together; karpos, fruit) a multiple or aggregate fruit derived from numerous separate ovaries of a single flower; a collective unit, as a blackberry.
fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple
a structure consisting of several united fruits, usually fleshy. cf. aggregate fruit.
An aggregate or multiple fruit produced from fused or coherent pistils, the small individual fruits massing and growing together into a single fruit, coalescent.