endocarp

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noun en·do·carp \ˈen-də-ˌkärp\

Definition of endocarp

  1. :  the inner layer of the pericarp of a fruit (as an apple or orange) when it consists of two or more layers of different texture or consistency

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Origin and Etymology of endocarp

French endocarpe


First Known Use: 1830


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