Hypocarpium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hypocarpium (Bot) A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of Cashew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hypocarpium Same as hypocarp.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. hypocarpium, fr. Gr. "ypo` beneath + fruit