Cremocarp Crem"o*carp (kr[e^]m"[-o]*k[aum]rp or kr[=e]"m[-o]-), n. [Gr. kremanny`nai to hang + karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) The peculiar fruit of fennel, carrot, parsnip, and the like, consisting of a pair of carpels pendent from a supporting axis. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cremocarp — cremocárp s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • cremocarp — crem·o·carp …   English syllables

  • cremocarp — ˈkreməˌkärp, rēm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cremo (from Greek kremannynai to hang) + carp; probably originally formed as French crémocarpe : a dry dehiscent fruit characteristic of plants of the family Umbelliferae… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mericarp — Mer i*carp, n. [Gr. me ros a part + karpo s fruit.] (Bot.) One carpel of an umbelliferous fruit. See {Cremocarp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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