schizocarpic

schizocarp

[skiz-uh-kahrp, skit-suh-]
noun Botany.
a dry, dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one-seeded carpels.

Origin:
1865–70; schizo- + -carp

schizocarpous, schizocarpic, adjective
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schizocarp (ˈskɪzəˌkɑːp)
 
n
botany a dry fruit that splits into two or more one-seeded portions at maturity
 
schizo'carpous
 
adj
 
schizo'carpic
 
adj

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schizocarp   (skĭz'ə-kärp', skĭt'sə-)  Pronunciation Key 
A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in the carrot or mallow.
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