epicarp
noun Etymology: French épicarpe, from épi- epi- + -carpe -carp Date: 1835 exocarp

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  • epicarp — EPICÁRP, (rar) epicarpuri, s.n. Membrană externă, subţire, constituită dintr unul sau din două straturi de celule, care acoperă fructul unei plante; exocarp, pieliţă. – Din fr. épicarpe. Trimis de viomih, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  EPICÁRP s.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Epicarp — Ep i*carp, [Pref. epi + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.) The external or outermost layer of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under {Endocarp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epicarp — [ep′i kärp΄] n. [ EPI + CARP] var. of EXOCARP …   English World dictionary

  • epicarp — /ep i kahrp /, n. Bot. the outermost layer of a pericarp, as the rind or peel of certain fruits. See diag. under pericarp. [1825 35; EPI + CARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • epicarp — noun exocarp …   Wiktionary

  • epicarp — e|pi|carp Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • epicarp — [ ɛpɪkα:p] noun Botany the outermost layer of the pericarp. Origin C19: from epi + a shortened form of pericarp …   English new terms dictionary

  • epicarp — ep·i·carp …   English syllables

  • epicarp — ep•i•carp [[t]ˈɛp ɪˌkɑrp[/t]] n. bot the outermost layer of a pericarp, as the rind or peel of certain fruits • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • epicarp — /ˈɛpikap/ (say epeekahp) noun the outermost layer of a pericarp, as the rind or peel of certain fruits; exocarp. {epi + carp} …   Australian English dictionary

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