Definition of sorosis in US English:

sorosis

nounPlural soroses

Botany
  • A fleshy multiple fruit, e.g. a pineapple or mulberry, derived from the ovaries of several flowers.

    • ‘Mulberry is a composite fruit called ‘sorosis’, as is the pineapple.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sōros ‘heap’.

Pronunciation

sorosis

/səˈrōsis/