Pleurocarpic
Pleurocarpic Pleu`ro*car"pic, Pleurocarpous Pleu`ro*car"pous, a. (Bot.) Side-fruited; -- said of those true mosses in which the pedicels or the capsules are from lateral archegonia; -- opposed to {acrocarpous}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pleurocarpic — pleu·ro·car·pic …   English syllables

  • pleurocarpic — adjective see pleurocarpous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pleurocarpous — Pleurocarpic Pleu ro*car pic, Pleurocarpous Pleu ro*car pous, a. (Bot.) Side fruited; said of those true mosses in which the pedicels or the capsules are from lateral archegonia; opposed to {acrocarpous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pleurocarp — Pleu ro*carp, n. [Pleuro + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.) Any pleurocarpic moss. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleurocarpous — /ploor euh kahr peuhs/, adj. (of certain mosses) bearing the fructifications along the main stem or lateral branches. Also, pleurocarpic. [1860 65; PLEURO + CARPOUS] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”