pseudofruit etymology

English word pseudofruit comes from English fruit, English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.)

Detailed word origin of pseudofruit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fruit English (eng) To produce fruit, seeds, or spores. (as a modifier) Of, pertaining to, or having fruit; (of living things) producing or consuming fruit.. (botany) The seed-bearing part of a plant, often edible, colourful/colorful and fragrant, produced from a floral ovary after fertilization.. (dated, colloquial, derogatory) A homosexual or effeminate man.. An end result, effect, or consequence; [...]
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
pseudofruit English (eng) (botany) a fruit which includes tissue not derived from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue.

Words with the same origin as pseudofruit

Descendants of pseudo-
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