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epicarp

[ep-i-kahrp] /ˈɛp ɪˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany
1.
the outermost layer of a pericarp, as the rind or peel of certain fruits.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; epi- + -carp
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epicarp

/ˈɛpɪˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
the outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits: forms the skin of a peach or grape
Word Origin
C19: from French épicarpe, from epi- + Greek karpos fruit
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epicarp in Science
epicarp
  (ěp'ĭ-kärp')   
See exocarp.
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