anthocarpous

[ an-thuh-kahr-puh s ]
/ ˌæn θəˈkɑr pəs /

adjective

(of a fruit) having accessory or enlarged tissue, as the apple or strawberry.

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Origin of anthocarpous

First recorded in 1825–35; antho- + -carpous
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