Heterocarpism
Heterocarpism Het`er*o*car"pism, n. [Hetero- + Gr.? fruit.] (Bot.) The power of producing two kinds of reproductive bodies, as in Amphicarp[ae]a, in which besides the usual pods, there are others underground. [1913 Webster]

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  • Heterocarpous — Het er*o*car pous, a. (Bot.) Characterized by heterocarpism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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