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carpellate

[kahr-puh-leyt] /ˈkɑr pəˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
having carpels.
Origin
< Neo-Latin carpellatus. See carpel, -ate1
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  • The ovule-bearing carpellate flowers develop into small, red berries.
carpellate in Science
carpellate
  (kär'pə-lāt', -lĭt)   
Having carpels but no stamens. Female flowers are carpellate.
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