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sorosis

Class:

noun

Etymology:

from New Latin, from Greek sōros a heap
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Sorosis

the first professional women's club in the United States. The club was organized in New York City with 12 members in March 1868, by Jane Cunningham Croly. Among its founding members were Josephine Pollard, a children's author, and Fanny Fern Parton, a ... (42 of 321 words)

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Collins Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural]

a fleshy multiple fruit, such as that of the pineapple and mulberry, formed from flowers that are crowded together on a fleshy stem (23 of 224 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sorosis

Oxford Dictionary:

sorosis | soroses [plural]

Syllabification: (so·ro·sis) | [botany] | a fleshy multiple fruit, e.g., a pineapple or mulberry, derived from the ovaries of several flowers. (19 of 50 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

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sorosis [botany] | soroses [plural]

a fleshy multiple fruit, e.g. a pineapple or mulberry, derived from the ovaries of several flowers (16 of 47 words, pronunciations)

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Wiktionary:

sorosis | soroses [plural]

[botany] Any multiple fleshy fruit that is derived from the ovaries of multiple flowers | [outdated] A women's club; a society to further the educational and social activities of women. (29 of 45 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

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Random House Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural] | sorosisises [plural]

[botany] : a fleshy multiple fruit composed of many flowers, seed vessels, and receptacles consolidated, as in the pineapple and mulberry. | "sorosis" ... (22 of 43 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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New World Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural]

a multiple fruit formed by the merging of many flowers into a fleshy mass, as in the mulberry (18 of 33 words, pronunciations)

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Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural]

First use: 19th century

Origin: from New Latin, from Greek sōros a heap

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sorosis

Oxford Dictionary:

sorosis | soroses [plural]

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: modern Latin, from Greek sōros "heap"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/sorosis

sorosis [botany] | soroses [plural]

Origin: mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sōros "heap"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/sorosis

New World Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural]

Origin: Modern Latin from Greek sōros, a heap: see "soma"

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

sorosis | sorosises [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "sorosis"

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the Free Dictionary:

sorosis

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "sorosis"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "sorosis"

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Google Dictionary:

sorosis | soroses [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "sorosis"

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YourDictionary Audio:

sorosis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "sorosis" by speech synthesizer

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