mesocarp

noun
me·​so·​carp | \ ˈme-zə-ˌkärp How to pronounce mesocarp (audio) , ˈmē-, -sə- \

Definition of mesocarp

: the middle layer of a pericarp — see endocarp illustration

First Known Use of mesocarp

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Mesocarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesocarp. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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