endocarp


en·do·carp

noun \ˈen-də-ˌkärp\

Definition of ENDOCARP

:  the inner layer of the pericarp of a fruit (as an apple or orange) when it consists of two or more layers of different texture or consistency

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Origin of ENDOCARP

French endocarpe
First Known Use: 1830

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