acarpelous
Acarpellous Ac`ar*pel"lous, acarpelous ac`ar*pel"ous, a. [Pref. a- not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}.

Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster]


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  • acarpelous — or acarpellous [ā kär′pə ləs] adj. [ A 2 + CARPEL + OUS] Bot. without carpels …   English World dictionary

  • acarpelous — /ay kahr peuh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having no carpels. Also, acarpellous. [1875 80; A 6 + CARPEL + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acarpelous — acar·pel·ous …   English syllables

  • acarpelous — adjective having no carpels • Syn: ↑acarpellous • Ant: ↑carpellate • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * /ay kahr peuh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having no carpels. Also …   Useful english dictionary

  • acarpellous — adjective having no carpels • Syn: ↑acarpelous • Ant: ↑carpellate (for: ↑acarpelous) • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * acarpe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acarpellous — Ac ar*pel lous, acarpelous ac ar*pel ous, a. [Pref. a not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}. Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carpellate — adj. (Botany) bearing or consisting of carpels. Opposite of {acarpelous}. Syn: pistillate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acarpellous — /eɪˈkapələs/ (say ay kahpuhluhs) adjective Botany having no carpels. Also, US, acarpelous …   Australian English dictionary

  • carpellate — adjective bearing or consisting of carpels • Syn: ↑pistillate • Ant: ↑acarpelous • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * pəˌlāt, ¶lə̇t adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • phytology — noun the branch of biology that studies plants • Syn: ↑botany • Derivationally related forms: ↑phytologist, ↑botanic (for: ↑botany), ↑botanical (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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