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apocarp

[ap-uh-kahrp] /ˈæp əˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany.
1.
a female element of a flower having separate carpels.
Origin of apocarp
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apocarp

/ˈæpəˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
an apocarpous gynoecium or fruit
Word Origin
C13: from Late Latin apocalypsis, from Greek apokalupsis, from apokaluptein to disclose, from apo- + kaluptein to hide
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