epicarp definition

  • noun:
    • See exocarp.
    • Exocarp.
    • In botany, the outer epidermis of fresh fruits, the fleshy substance or delicious section being termed the mesocarp, while the internal section the endocarp. See cut-under endocarp.
    • outermost layer associated with pericarp of fresh fruits whilst the skin of a peach or grape
    • See exocarp.
    • Exocarp.
    • In botany, the external skin of fresh fruits, the fleshy substance or edible section becoming termed the mesocarp, and the internal part the endocarp. See cut-under endocarp.
    • outermost level regarding the pericarp of fresh fruits because the epidermis of a peach or grape
    • See exocarp.
    • Exocarp.
    • In botany, the external epidermis of fresh fruits, the fleshy compound or edible section being called the mesocarp, together with internal part the endocarp. See cut-under endocarp.
    • outermost layer for the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape
    • See exocarp.
    • Exocarp.
    • In botany, the exterior epidermis of fresh fruits, the fleshy substance or edible part becoming termed the mesocarp, and the internal section the endocarp. See cut-under endocarp.
    • outermost layer for the pericarp of fresh fruits as the epidermis of a peach or grape
  • others:
    • The external or outermost layer of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under endocarp.
    • The exterior or outermost layer of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under endocarp.
    • The external or outermost level of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under endocarp.
    • The additional or outermost level of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under endocarp.

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