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Apocarpous Explained

Apocarpous at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Apocarpous \Ap`o*car"pous\, a. [Pref. apo- + Gr. karpo`s fruit.]
(Bot.)
Either entirely or partially separate, as the carpels of a
compound pistil; -- opposed to {syncarpous}. --Lindley.

apocarpous at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

apocarpous
adj : (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of carpels that
are free from one another as in buttercups or roses
[ant: {syncarpous}]

apocarpous at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: confix » apo|carpous

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: botan » y Having carpels that are not joined

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » having carpels that are not joined
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|apocàrpic
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|apokarp


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|apocarpico
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|apocarpo

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ta » apocarpous
    Translation: vi » apocarpous