stenospermocarpy

noun steno·sper·mo·car·py \ ˌstenəˈspərməˌkärpē \

Definition of stenospermocarpy

plural -es
:the production of abortive incompletely developed seeds (as in a seedless grape) with normal development of the berry — compare parthenocarpy

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Origin and Etymology of stenospermocarpy

sten- + sperm- + -carpy


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