Sorosis So*ro"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a heap.] (Bot.) A fleshy fruit formed by the consolidation of many flowers with their receptacles, ovaries, etc., as the breadfruit, mulberry, and pineapple. [1913 Webster]

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