From wikipedia: In botany, a drupe is a fruit in which an outer fleshy part (exocarp, or skin; and mesocarp, or flesh) surrounds a shell (the pit or stone) of hardened endocarp with a seed inside.
It is, however, not the product "turpentine" that is most esteemed by the natives, but the fruit of the tree, a kind of drupe disposed in clusters.
Its leaves are shaped like spear-heads; the fruit is a kind of drupe, clothed in fleshy scales.
Leaving aside the invidious choices to be made between hesperidia, cucurbitaceae, and drupes â€” I am a drupe man â€” and, thence, between apricots, nectarines, mangoes, plums, and peaches, I find there is simply no adequate counter-argument.
She pricked her hand on the rusty daglet, and I saw a drupe of blood, red as a cherry, swell on her pall.