syn·​car·​pous (ˌ)sin-ˈkär-pəs How to pronounce syncarpous (audio)
: having the carpels of the gynoecium united in a compound ovary
syncarpy noun

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of syncarpous was circa 1830

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“Syncarpous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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