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endocarp

[en-duh-kahrp] /ˈɛn dəˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany
1.
the inner layer of a pericarp, as the stone of certain fruits.
Origin of endocarp
1820-1830
1820-30; endo- + -carp
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British Dictionary definitions for endocarp

endocarp

/ˈɛndəˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
the inner, usually woody, layer of the pericarp of a fruit, such as the stone of a peach or cherry
Derived Forms
endocarpal, endocarpic, adjective
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endocarp
  (ěn'də-kärp')   
The hard inner layer of the pericarp of many fruits, such as the layer that forms the pit or stone of a cherry, peach, or olive. Compare exocarp, mesocarp.

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