Autocarpian
Autocarpous Au`to*car"pous, Autocarpian Au`to*car"pi*an, a. [Auto- + Gr. karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) Consisting of the ripened pericarp with no other parts adnate to it, as a peach, a poppy capsule, or a grape. [1913 Webster]

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  • Autocarpous — Au to*car pous, Autocarpian Au to*car pi*an, a. [Auto + Gr. karpo s fruit.] (Bot.) Consisting of the ripened pericarp with no other parts adnate to it, as a peach, a poppy capsule, or a grape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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