Blastocarpous
Blastocarpous Blas`to*car"pous, a. [Gr. ? sprout, germ + ? fruit.] (Bot.) Germinating inside the pericarp, as the mangrove. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

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  • blastocarpous — blas·to·car·pous …   English syllables

  • blastocarpous — |blastō|kärpəs, tə| adjective Etymology: blast + carpous : germinating in the pericarp …   Useful english dictionary

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