geocarpic

adjective
ge·​o·​car·​pic | \ ¦jēō¦kärpik \

Definition of geocarpic

: producing or ripening the fruit beneath the surface of the ground the peanut is one of the few plants … which are geocarpic— W. P. Jacobs

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Other Words from geocarpic

geocarpy \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗pē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for geocarpic

International Scientific Vocabulary ge- + -carpic

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“Geocarpic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geocarpic. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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