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exocarp

noun exo·carp \ˈek-sō-ˌkärp\

Definition of EXOCARP

:  the outermost layer of the pericarp of a fruit — see endocarp illustration
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Origin of EXOCARP

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1845

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