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anthocarpous

[an-thuh-kahr-puh s] /ˌæn θəˈkɑr pəs/
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1.
(of a fruit) having accessory or enlarged tissue, as the apple or strawberry.
Origin of anthocarpous
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; antho- + -carpous
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