mericarp definition

  • noun:
    • a person carpel of a schizocarp, having just one seed
    • One carpel of an umbelliferous good fresh fruit. See cremocarp.
    • one of many two achene-like carpels which form a cremocarp or fresh fruit inside Umbellifer√¶: identical to hemicarp.
    • a carpel with one seed; certainly one of a pair split apart at maturity

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