mericarp

noun mer·i·carp \ˈmerəˌkärp\

Definition of mericarp

plural

-s

  1. :  one of the two carpels that resemble achenes and form the schizocarp of an umbelliferous plant

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Origin and Etymology of mericarp

French méricarpe, from méri- + -carpe -carp


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