podocarp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n podocarp any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Podocarp (Bot) A stem, or footstalk, supporting the fruit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n podocarp In botany, a stipitate fruit, that is, one in which the ovary is borne by a gynophore.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Podo-, + Gr. karpo`s fruit