epicarp

noun
epi·​carp | \ ˈe-pi-ˌkärp How to pronounce epicarp (audio) \

Definition of epicarp

First Known Use of epicarp

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epicarp

French épicarpe, from épi- epi- + -carpe -carp

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