Hypocarp
Hypocarp Hy"po*carp, Hypocarpium Hy`po*car"pi*um, n. [NL. hypocarpium, fr. Gr. "ypo` beneath + ? fruit.] (Bot.) A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of {Cashew}. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypocarp — hy·po·carp …   English syllables

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  • Hypocarpium — Hypocarp Hy po*carp, Hypocarpium Hy po*car pi*um, n. [NL. hypocarpium, fr. Gr. ypo beneath + ? fruit.] (Bot.) A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of {Cashew}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild cashew — ▪ tree also called  espavé   a tall, tropical forest tree of Central and South America closely related to the domesticated cashew, A. occidentale. The wild cashew grows to a height of over 30 metres (100 feet), and its wood possesses many… …   Universalium

  • Anacardium occidentale — Cashew Ca*shew (k[.a]*sh[=oo] ), n. [F. acajou, for cajou, prob. from Malay k[=a]yu tree; cf. Pg. acaju, cf. {Acajou}.] 1. (Bot.) A tree ({Anacardium occidentale}) of the same family which the sumac. It is native in tropical America, but is now… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashew — Ca*shew (k[.a]*sh[=oo] ), n. [F. acajou, for cajou, prob. from Malay k[=a]yu tree; cf. Pg. acaju, cf. {Acajou}.] 1. (Bot.) A tree ({Anacardium occidentale}) of the same family which the sumac. It is native in tropical America, but is now… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cashew nut — Cashew Ca*shew (k[.a]*sh[=oo] ), n. [F. acajou, for cajou, prob. from Malay k[=a]yu tree; cf. Pg. acaju, cf. {Acajou}.] 1. (Bot.) A tree ({Anacardium occidentale}) of the same family which the sumac. It is native in tropical America, but is now… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cashew — /kash ooh, keuh shooh /, n. 1. a tree, Anacardium occidentale, native to tropical America, having milky juice, simple, leathery leaves, and yellowish pink flowers in open clusters. 2. Also called cashew nut. the small, kidney shaped, edible nut… …   Universalium

  • hypocarpium — noun see hypocarp …   Useful english dictionary

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