autocarpous

adjective au·to·car·pous
variants: or

autocarpian

\-¦kärpēən\ or

autocarpic

\-¦kärpik\

Definition of autocarpous

  1. :  consisting of the ripened pericarp with no adnate parts

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Origin and Etymology of autocarpous

autocarpous, autocarpic from aut- + -carpous, -carpic; autocarpian from aut- + carp- + -an


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