syncarpous

[ sin-kahr-puhs ]

adjectiveBotany.
  1. of the nature of or pertaining to a syncarp.

  2. composed of or having united carpels.

Origin of syncarpous

1
From the New Latin word syncarpus, dating back to 1820–30. See syn-, -carpous

Other words from syncarpous

  • syn·car·py [sin-kahr-pee], /ˈsɪn kɑr pi/, noun

Words Nearby syncarpous

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British Dictionary definitions for syncarpous

syncarpous

/ (sɪnˈkɑːpəs) /


adjective
  1. (of the ovaries of certain flowering plants) consisting of united carpels: Compare apocarpous

  2. of or relating to a syncarp

Derived forms of syncarpous

  • syncarpy (ˈsɪnkɑːpɪ), noun

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