Sarcobasis
Sarcobasis Sar*cob"a*sis, n.; pl. {Sarcobases}. [NL., fr. Gr. sa`rx, sa`rkos, flesh + ? base.] (Bot.) A fruit consisting of many dry indehiscent cells, which contain but few seeds and cohere about a common style, as in the mallows. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sarcobăsis — (gr.), die aus dem oberen Ende des Blumenstiels, od. aus dem Kelche sich bei manchen Blumen erhebende fleischige Unterlage des Fruchtknotens …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sarcobases — Sarcobasis Sar*cob a*sis, n.; pl. {Sarcobases}. [NL., fr. Gr. sa rx, sa rkos, flesh + ? base.] (Bot.) A fruit consisting of many dry indehiscent cells, which contain but few seeds and cohere about a common style, as in the mallows. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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