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syncarp

[sin-kahrp] /ˈsɪn kɑrp/
noun, Botany
1.
an aggregate fruit.
2.
a collective fruit.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin syncarpium, equivalent to syncarp(us) syncarpous + -ium -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for syncarp

syncarp

/ˈsɪnkɑːp/
noun
1.
(botany) a fleshy multiple fruit, formed from two or more carpels of one flower or the aggregated fruits of several flowers
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin syncarpium, from syn- + Greek karpos fruit
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syncarp in Science
syncarp
  (sĭn'kärp')   
A fleshy compound fruit composed either of the fruits of several flowers, as in the pineapple and mulberry, or of several carpels of a single flower, as in the magnolia and raspberry.
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