sarcobasis

Sarcobasis

Sar*cob"a*sis\, n.; pl. Sarcobases. [NL., fr. Gr. sa`rx, sa`rkos, flesh + ? base.] (Bot.) A fruit consisting of many dry indehiscent cells, which contain but few seeds and cohere about a common style, as in the mallows.
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