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 Webster]

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