carpellate
adjective see carpel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • carpellate — adj. (Botany) bearing or consisting of carpels. Opposite of {acarpelous}. Syn: pistillate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carpellate — /kahr peuh layt /, adj. Bot. having carpels. [ < NL carpellatus. See CARPEL, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carpellate — adjective Having carpels …   Wiktionary

  • carpellate — car·pel·late …   English syllables

  • carpellate — /ˈkapəleɪt/ (say kahpuhlayt) adjective (of a flower) having carpels (opposed to staminate) …   Australian English dictionary

  • carpellate — adjective bearing or consisting of carpels • Syn: ↑pistillate • Ant: ↑acarpelous • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * pəˌlāt, ¶lə̇t adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alismatales — ▪ plant order Introduction   arrowhead and pondweed order of flowering plants, belonging to the monocotyledon (monocot) group, whose species have a single seed leaf. Most of the some 4,500 species are aquatic and grow submersed or partially… …   Universalium

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • Acarpellous — Ac ar*pel lous, acarpelous ac ar*pel ous, a. [Pref. a not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}. Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acarpelous — Acarpellous Ac ar*pel lous, acarpelous ac ar*pel ous, a. [Pref. a not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}. Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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