Thecaphore
Thecaphore The"ca*phore, n. [Theca + Gr. fe`rein to bear: cf. F. th['e]caphore.] (Bot.) (a) A surface or organ bearing a theca, or covered with thec[ae]. (b) See {Basigynium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • thecaphore — etc., erron. forms: see theco …   Useful english dictionary

  • thécaphore — (té ka fo r ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Réceptacle portant des thèques. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, loge, et, qui porte …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Basigynium — Ba si*gyn i*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ba sis base + gynh woman.] (Bot.) The pedicel on which the ovary of certain flowers, as the passion flower, is seated; a carpophore or thecaphore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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