Definition of sorosis in English:

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sorosis

Pronunciation: /səˈrəʊsɪs/

noun (plural soroses /səˈrəʊsiːz/)

Botany
A fleshy multiple fruit, e.g. a pineapple or mulberry, derived from the ovaries of several flowers.
Example sentences
  • Mulberry is a composite fruit called ‘sorosis’, as is the pineapple.

Origin

Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sōros 'heap'.

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