polycarpellary

[ pol-ee-kahr-puh-ler-ee ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈkɑr pəˌlɛr i /

adjective Botany.

consisting of two or more carpels.

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Origin of polycarpellary

1855–60; poly- + carpellary
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British Dictionary definitions for polycarpellary

polycarpellary
/ (ˌpɒlɪkɑːˈpɛlərɪ) /

adjective

(of a plant gynoecium) having or consisting of many carpels
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