heterocarpy

[ het-er-uh-kahr-pee ]
/ ˈhɛt ər əˌkɑr pi /

noun Botany.

the production of more than one kind of fruit in one plant.

Nearby words

  1. heteroantiserum,
  2. heteroaromatic,
  3. heteroatom,
  4. heteroauxin,
  5. heteroblastic,
  6. heterocellular,
  7. heterocercal,
  8. heterochlamydeous,
  9. heterochromatic,
  10. heterochromatin

Related formshet·er·o·car·pous, adjective

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