variants or anisocarpous
of flowers
: having fewer members in the whorl of carpels than in any of the other floral whorls compare isocarpic

Word History


anis- entry 1 + -carpic, -carpous

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anisocarpic was in 1881

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“Anisocarpic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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