Definition of infructescence in English:

infructescence

noun

Botany
  • An aggregate fruit.

    • ‘In contrast, in 2000, all of the trees had many inflorescences and infructescences.’
    • ‘On 27 and 28 August 1994 we collected these infructescences, which then contained mature seeds.’
    • ‘Fruit to flower ratios were measured by counting all flowers and, later, all fruits on open-pollinated infructescences.’
    • ‘Because of foliage and the three-dimensional arrangement of fruits on an infructescence, it was impossible to spray all fruits evenly.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from in- in + Latin fructus fruit on the pattern of inflorescence.

Pronunciation:

infructescence

/ˌinfrəkˈtesəns/