anthocarpous

adjective
an·​tho·​car·​pous | \ ¦an(t)thə¦kärpəs, -(ˌ)thō- \

Definition of anthocarpous

1 : having accessory parts anthocarpous fruits
2 : composed chiefly of the enlarged and altered perianth or torus the anthocarpous fruit of the wintergreen and the strawberry

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History and Etymology for anthocarpous

anth- entry 1 + -carpous

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“Anthocarpous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthocarpous. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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