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archicarp

[ahr-ki-kahrp] /ˈɑr kɪˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany
1.
the female sex organ in various ascomycete fungi.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; archi- + -carp
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archicarp

/ˈɑːkɪˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
a female reproductive structure in ascomycetous fungi that consists of a cell or hypha and develops into the ascogonium
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