caryopsis

noun
cary·op·sis | \ ˌker-ē-ˈäp-səs , ˌka-rē- \
plural caryopses\-ˌsēz \ also caryopsides\-sə-ˌdēz \

Definition of caryopsis 

: a small one-seeded dry indehiscent fruit (as of corn or wheat) in which the fruit and seed fuse in a single grain

First Known Use of caryopsis

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caryopsis

New Latin

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