Blastocarpous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Blastocarpous (Bot) Germinating inside the pericarp, as the mangrove.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • blastocarpous In botany, germinating inside the pericarp: applied to certain fruits, such as the mangrove.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , sprout, germ + , fruit