noun Botany.
(in red algae) a carpogonium with its associated cells.

1885–90; < Neo-Latin procarpium < Greek pro- pro-2 + karpíon, diminutive of karpós fruit Unabridged
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procarp (ˈprəʊkɑːp)
a female reproductive organ in red algae
[C19: from New Latin procarpium, from pro-² + -carpium, from Greek karpos fruit]

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