carpoxenia

noun
car·​po·​xe·​nia | \ -nyə \
plural -s

Definition of carpoxenia

: the direct effect of pollen on the carpel tissue — compare metaxenia, xenia

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History and Etymology for carpoxenia

New Latin, from carp- entry 1 + xenia

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“Carpoxenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carpoxenia. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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