hypocarp

noun hy·po·carp
variants: or

hypocarpium

Definition of hypocarp

plural

hypocarps

\-ps\ or

hypocarpia

\-ēə\
  1. :  an enlarged sometimes edible peduncle beneath some fruits (as the cashew apple)

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Origin and Etymology of hypocarp

New Latin hypocarpium, from hypo- + -carpium -carp


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