pericarp

noun
peri·carp | \ˈper-ə-ˌkärp \

Definition of pericarp 

: the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary — see endocarp illustration

First Known Use of pericarp

1759, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pericarp

New Latin pericarpium, from Greek perikarpion pod, from peri- + -karpion -carp

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