Cremocarp

Cremocarp

Crem"o*carp\ (kr[e^]m"[-o]*k[aum]rp or kr[=e]"m[-o]-), n. [Gr. kremanny`nai to hang + karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) The peculiar fruit of fennel, carrot, parsnip, and the like, consisting of a pair of carpels pendent from a supporting axis.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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