Polyphore
Polyphore Pol"y*phore, n. [Poly- + Gr. fe`rein to bear.] (Bot.) A receptacle which bears many ovaries. [1913 Webster]

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  • polyphore — (po li fo r ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Réceptacle commun de plusieurs ovaires. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Poly..., et du grec, qui porte …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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