Carpellary
Carpellary Car"pel*la*ry, a. (Bot.) Belonging to, forming, or containing carpels. [1913 Webster]

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  • carpellary — carpel ► NOUN Botany ▪ the female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of an ovary, a stigma, and usually a style. DERIVATIVES carpellary adjective. ORIGIN Greek karpos fruit …   English terms dictionary

  • carpellary — adjective see carpel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carpellary — See carpel. * * * …   Universalium

  • carpellary — adjective Of or pertaining to carpels …   Wiktionary

  • carpellary — car·pel·lary …   English syllables

  • carpellary — /ˈkapələri/ (say kahpuhluhree) adjective forming part of or arising from a carpel …   Australian English dictionary

  • carpellary — adjective belonging to or forming or containing carpels • Pertains to noun: ↑carpel • Derivationally related forms: ↑carpel …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpel — carpellary /kahr peuh ler ee/, adj. /kahr peuhl/, n. Bot. a simple pistil, or a single member of a compound pistil. [1810 20; < NL carpellum, equiv. to Gk karp(ós) fruit + L ellum dim. suffix] * * * One of the leaflike, seed bearing structures… …   Universalium

  • Monocarpellary — Mon o*car pel*la*ry, a. [Mono + carpellary.] (Bot.) Consisting of a single carpel, as the fruit of the pea, cherry, and almond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetracarpel — Tet ra*car pel, a. [Tetra + carpellary.] (Bot.) Composed of four carpels. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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