pyrena

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Greek (Ancient Greek?), the stone of fruit

Noun[edit]

pyrena ‎(plural pyrenae)

  1. (botany) A nutlet resembling a seed, or the kernel of a drupe
    • 1848, Samuel Frederick Gray, Gray's Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia
      [] pericarp drupaceous, or baccate, 1—4 nuts (pyrena), which are sometimes enclosed in an utricular membrane []

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