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carpellate

[kahr-puh-leyt]
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adjective Botany.
  1. having carpels.

Origin of carpellate

< New Latin carpellatus. See carpel, -ate1
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carpellate

[kärpə-lāt′, -lĭt]
  1. Having carpels but no stamens. Female flowers are carpellate.
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