mesocarp

noun

me·​so·​carp ˈme-zə-ˌkärp How to pronounce mesocarp (audio)
ˈmē-,
-sə-
: the middle layer of a pericarp see endocarp illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mesocarp was in 1829

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“Mesocarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesocarp. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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