carpology

[ kahr-pol-uh-jee ]
/ kɑrˈpɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of botany dealing with fruits and seeds.

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Origin of carpology

First recorded in 1800–10; carpo-1 + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for carpology

carpology
/ (kɑːˈpɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of botany concerned with the study of fruits and seeds

Derived forms of carpology

carpological (ˌkɑːpəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecarpologist, noun
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