Schizocarp
Schizocarp Schiz"o*carp, n. [Schizo- + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.) A dry fruit which splits at maturity into several closed one-seeded portions. [1913 Webster]

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  • schizocarp — SCHIZOCÁRP s. n. fruct uscat care la maturitate se desface în mai multe fructe uniseminale sau unicarpelare. (< fr. schizocarpe) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • schizocarp — [skiz′ə kärp΄, skit′səkärp΄] n. [ SCHIZO + CARP] Bot. a dry fruit, as of the maple, that splits at maturity into two or more one seeded carpels which remain closed schizocarpous [skiz′əkär′pəs] adj. schizocarpic [skiz′əkär′pik] …   English World dictionary

  • Schizocarp — Indehiscent (remaining closed) mericarp of Malva moschata A schizocarp is a dry fruit that develops from multiple carpels. When mature it splits up into mericarps. Mericarps are often 1 seeded as in, for example, Malva, Malvastrum, and Sida. In… …   Wikipedia

  • schizocarp — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1870 a dry compound fruit that splits at maturity into several indehiscent one seeded carpels …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schizocarp — schizocarpous, schizocarpic, adj. /skiz euh kahrp , skit seuh /, n. Bot. a dry, dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one seeded carpels. [1865 70; SCHIZO + CARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • schizocarp — noun A dry fruit, that develops from multiple carpels, and splits into multiple, one seeded mericarps at maturity …   Wiktionary

  • schizocarp — [ ʃʌɪzə(ʊ)kα:p, skɪts ] noun Botany a dry fruit that splits into single seeded parts when ripe. Origin C19: from schizo + Gk karpos fruit …   English new terms dictionary

  • schizocarp — schizo·carp …   English syllables

  • schizocarp — schiz•o•carp [[t]ˈskɪz əˌkɑrp, ˈskɪt sə [/t]] n. bot a dry fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one seeded carpels • Etymology: 1865–70 schiz o•car′pous, schiz o•car′pic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • schizocarp — The winged seed pod of maple trees …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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