Word of the day

Drupe – a fruit,  consisting of an outer skin, a usually pulpy and succulent middle layer, and a hard and woody inner shell usually enclosing a single seed; one-seeded indehiscent fruit having a hard bony endocarp, a fleshy mesocarp, and a thin exocarp that is flexible (eg cherry) or dry and almost leathery (eg almond); a simple fruit derived from a single carpel;  small marine mollusc with a thick knobbly shell, found mainly in the Indo-Pacific.

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