an ovary composed of more than one carpel.
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How to use compound ovary in a sentence
Pistils united into a 3–6-celled compound ovary; stigmas sessile; ovules solitary.
A hard indehiscent 1-celled and 1-seeded fruit, though usually resulting from a compound ovary.
Dissepiments, the partitions of a compound ovary or a fruit, 108.The Elements of Botany | Asa Gray