syncarpous

syncarpous

[sin-kahr-puhs]
adjective Botany.
1.
of the nature of or pertaining to a syncarp.
2.
composed of or having united carpels.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin syncarpus. See syn-, -carpous

syncarpy [sin-kahr-pee] , noun
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syncarpous (sɪnˈkɑːpəs)
 
adj
1.  Compare apocarpous (of the ovaries of certain flowering plants) consisting of united carpels
2.  of or relating to a syncarp
 
syncarpy
 
n

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