/ (ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːpəs) /
(of a plant) having a gynoecium consisting of many distinct carpels
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Example sentences from the Web for polycarpous
Polycarpous, pol-i-kar′pus, adj. having the fruit composed of two or more distinct carpels.
Scientific definitions for polycarpous
[ pŏl′ē-kär′pəs ]
Having fruit or pistils with two or more carpels.
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