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cleistocarpous

[klahy-stuh-kahr-puh s] /ˌklaɪ stəˈkɑr pəs/
adjective
1.
Mycology. having cleistothecia.
2.
Botany. having a closed capsule, as certain mosses.
Also, clistocarpous.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; cleisto- + -carpous
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