acarpelous

or a·car·pel·lous

[ ey-kahr-puh-luh s ]
/ eɪˈkɑr pə ləs /

adjective Botany.

having no carpels.

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Origin of acarpelous

First recorded in 1875–80; a-6 + carpel + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for acarpellous

acarpellous

US acarpelous

/ (eɪˈkɑːpələs) /

adjective

(of flowers) having no carpels
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