Drupe, a fleshy fruit that develops from a single ovary and contains one or more seeds enclosed within a hard pit, or stone, in the fruit's center. s.The almond is an example of a drupe.
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The man who had some theories about relativity was also an eccentric who gleefully eschewed socks, dodged German military service and spurned social conventions.