Rhizocarpous
Rhizocarpous Rhi`zo*car"pous, a. [Gr. ??? root + ??? fruit.] (Bot.) Having perennial rootstocks or bulbs, but annual flowering stems; -- said of all perennial herbs. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhizocarpous — [rī΄zō kär′pəs] adj. [ RHIZO + CARPOUS] having perennial roots but annual stems and leaves: said of perennial plants …   English World dictionary

  • rhizocarpous — /ruy zoh kahr peuhs/, adj. Bot. having the root perennial but the stem annual, as perennial herbs. Also, rhizocarpic /ruy zoh kahr pik/. [1825 35; RHIZO + CARPOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhizocarpous — rhi·zo·car·pous …   English syllables

  • rhizocarpous — /raɪzoʊˈkapəs/ (say ruyzoh kahpuhs) adjective 1. bearing subterranean flowers and fruits. 2. having the root perennial but the stem annual, as perennial herbs …   Australian English dictionary

  • rhizocarpous —   a. with perennial root, etc., but annual foliage and stems …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rhizocarpous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhi|zo|car|pic — «RY zuh KAHR pihk», adjective. = rhizocarpous. (Cf. ↑rhizocarpous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ριζόκαρπος — η, ο, Ν (για φυτό) αυτός που βγάζει καρπούς κοντά στη ρίζα του. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. rhizocarpous (< ρίζα + καρπός)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • rhizocarpic — adjective see rhizocarpous * * * rhīzocarˈpic or rhīzocarˈpous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑rhizo …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhi|zo|car|pous — «RY zuh KAHR puhs», adjective. having the stem annual but the root perennial. The perennial herbs are rhizocarpous. ╂[< Greek rhíza root + karpós fruit + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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