[ mon-uh-kahr-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈkɑr pəˌlɛr i /
consisting of a single carpel.
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Origin of monocarpellary
1860–65; mono- + carpellary
Words nearby monocarpellary
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Example sentences from the Web for monocarpellary
It occasionally happens that an adventitious bud arises from the axil of a monocarpellary pistil.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
When a pistil consists of a single carpel it is simple or monocarpellary (fig. 85).
British Dictionary definitions for monocarpellary
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpɪlərɪ) /
(of flowers) having only one carpel
(of a plant gynoecium) consisting of one carpel
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