Related formsper·i·car·pi·al, per·i·car·pic, adjectiveper·i·car·poi·dal, adjective
Examples from the Web for pericarp
When ripe, the pericarp is very mealy and agreeable to eat, and would be wholesome, if it were not so extraordinarily astringent.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia|Ludwig Leichhardt
The parts of the pericarp of the nut are united so as to appear one.
But practically it may include other parts organically connected with the pericarp.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
The outer portion, the pericarp, is almost entirely yellow oil encased in a thick skin.An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson
As the pericarp advances to maturity, it either becomes dry or succulent.American Pomology|J. A. Warder