Syncarp
Syncarp Syn"carp, n. [NL. syncarpium. See {Syncarpous}.] (Bot.) A kind of aggregate fruit in which the ovaries cohere in a solid mass, with a slender receptacle, as in the magnolia; also, a similar multiple fruit, as a mulberry. [1913 Webster]

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  • syncarp — /sin kahrp/, n. Bot. 1. an aggregate fruit. 2. a collective fruit. [1820 30; < NL syncarpium, equiv. to syncarp(us) SYNCARPOUS + ium IUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • syncarp — /ˈsɪnkap/ (say sinkahp) noun Botany 1. an aggregate fruit. 2. a collective fruit. {New Latin syncarpium, from Greek syn syn + karpion, diminutive of karpos fruit} …   Australian English dictionary

  • syncarp — n. a compound fruit from a flower with several carpels, e.g. a blackberry. Etymology: SYN + Gk karpos fruit …   Useful english dictionary

  • aggregate fruit — noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple • Syn: ↑multiple fruit, ↑syncarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑syncarpous (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • multiple fruit — noun fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry; raspberry; pineapple • Syn: ↑aggregate fruit, ↑syncarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑syncarpous (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syncarpia — Syncarpium Syn*car pi*um, n.; pl. {Syncarpia}. [NL.] (Bot.) Same as {Syncarp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Syncarpium — Syn*car pi*um, n.; pl. {Syncarpia}. [NL.] (Bot.) Same as {Syncarp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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