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mericarp

[mer-i-kahrp] /ˈmɛr ɪˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany
1.
one of the carpels of a schizocarp.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; meri- (combining form of Greek merís part, portion) + -carp
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  • Stylopodium and calyx frequently persistent at apex of mericarp.

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