acrocarpous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj acrocarpous (of mosses) having the archegonia at the top of the stem
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Acrocarpous (Bot) Having a terminal fructification; having the fruit at the end of the stalk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • acrocarpous In botany, having the fruit at the end or top of the primary axis: applied to mosses.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. extreme, highest + fruit