adjective Botany.
having carpels.

< Neo-Latin carpellatus. See carpel, -ate1 Unabridged
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carpel (ˈkɑːpəl)
the female reproductive organ of flowering plants, consisting of an ovary, style (sometimes absent), and stigma. The carpels are separate or fused to form a single pistil
[C19: from New Latin carpellum, from Greek karpos fruit]

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carpellate   (kär'pə-lāt', -lĭt)  Pronunciation Key 
Having carpels but no stamens. Female flowers are carpellate.
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The ovule-bearing carpellate flowers develop into small, red berries.
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