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monocarp

[mon-uh-kahrp] /ˈmɒn əˌkɑrp/
noun, Botany.
1.
a plant that dies after having once borne fruit.
Origin of monocarp
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; mono- + -carp
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British Dictionary definitions for monocarp

monocarp

/ˈmɒnəʊˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
a plant that is monocarpic
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monocarp in Science
monocarp
  (mŏn'ə-kärp')   
A plant that produces fruit only once in its lifetime.

monocarpic adjective
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