noun (plural soroses /-ˌsēz/)Botany
A fleshy multiple fruit, e.g., a pineapple or mulberry, derived from the ovaries of several flowers.
More example sentences
- Mulberry is a composite fruit called ‘sorosis’, as is the pineapple.
mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sōros 'heap'.
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