monocarpellary

[ mon-uh-kahr-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈkɑr pəˌlɛr i /
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adjective Botany.

consisting of a single carpel.

Nearby words

  1. monobrow,
  2. monobuoy,
  3. monocable,
  4. monocarboxylic,
  5. monocarp,
  6. monocarpic,
  7. monocarpous,
  8. monocephalic,
  9. monoceros,
  10. monochasium

Origin of monocarpellary

1860–65; mono- + carpellary

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British Dictionary definitions for monocarpellary

monocarpellary

monocarpous (ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpəs)

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpɪlərɪ) /

adjective

(of flowers) having only one carpel
(of a plant gynoecium) consisting of one carpel
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