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OTHER WORDS FROM carpelcar·pel·lar·y [kahr-puh-ler-ee], /ˈkɑr pəˌlɛr i/, adjectivein·ter·car·pel·lar·y, adjective
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A pod-like fruit composed of a solitary carpel and usually splitting open by both sutures (Leguminosae).Michigan Trees|Charles Herbert Otis
The follicle is a dry unilocular many-seeded fruit, formed from one carpel and dehiscing by the ventral suture.
From the back of each carpel grows a wing, converting the fruit into two 1-seeded, at length separable samaras or keys.
Also, instead of a perigynous disk, there are usually little scales on the receptacle, one behind each carpel.
A dry dehiscent fruit composed of more than one carpel; the spore-case of Hepatic, etc.