amphicarpogenous

adjective am·phi·car·pog·e·nous \¦amfəˌkär¦päjənəs\

Definition of amphicarpogenous

  1. :  producing fruit aboveground which becomes buried before the time of ripening the peanut is amphicarpogenous

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Origin and Etymology of amphicarpogenous

amphi- + carpogenous


First Known Use: 1897


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