drupe fruit


see drupe.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Guide to Winter Fruits

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Wow everyone at your next picnic with this light, seasonal and berry-licious dessert.