Polycarpellary
Polycarpellary Pol`y*car"pel*la*ry, a. (Bot.) Composed of several or numerous carpels; -- said of such fruits as the orange. [1913 Webster]

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  • polycarpellary — [päl΄i kär′pə ler΄ē] adj. Bot. having numerous separate or united carpels in the gynoecium …   English World dictionary

  • polycarpellary — /pol ee kahr peuh ler ee/, adj. Bot. consisting of two or more carpels. [1855 60; POLY + CARPELLARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • polycarpellary — adjective Composed of several or numerous carpels; said of such fruits as the orange …   Wiktionary

  • polycarpellary — poly·carpellary …   English syllables

  • polycarpellary — “+ adjective Etymology: poly + carpellary : consisting of several carpels compare monocarpellary …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malvales — noun Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae • Syn: ↑order Malvales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclass Dilleniidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocarpellary — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: mon + carpellary : consisting of a single carpel compare polycarpellary …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyllanthus — fə̇ˈlan(t)thəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from phyll + anthus : a very large genus of tropical plants (family Euphorbiaceae) with alternate leaves and small monoecious flowers succeeded by polycarpellary capsules …   Useful english dictionary

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