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pyrenocarp

[ pahy-ree-nuh-kahrp ]
/ paɪˈri nəˌkɑrp /
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noun
Mycology. a perithecium.
Botany. a drupe.
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Origin of pyrenocarp

First recorded in 1885–90; pyrene1 + -o- + -carp

OTHER WORDS FROM pyrenocarp

py·re·no·car·pic, py·re·no·car·pous, adjective
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