French épicarpe, from épi- epi- + -carpe -carp
1819, in the meaning defined above
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“Epicarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicarp. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.
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