an·​iso·​car·​pic | \ ¦aˌnīsə¦kärpik, a¦n- \
variants: or anisocarpous \ -​pəs \

Definition of anisocarpic

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

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First Known Use of anisocarpic

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anisocarpic

anis- entry 1 + -carpic, -carpous

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“Anisocarpic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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