Definition of sorosis in English:


Syllabification: so·ro·sis
Pronunciation: /səˈrōsis

noun (plural soroses /-ˌsēz/)

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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