- a dry, dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one-seeded carpels.
Origin of schizocarp
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- botany a dry fruit that splits into two or more one-seeded portions at maturity
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- A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in the carrot or mallow.
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