Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having some portion of the floral envelopes attached to the pericarp to form the fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having some portion of the floral envelopes attached to the pericarp to form the fruit, as in the checkerberry, the mulberry, and the pineapple.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, characterized by thickened floral envelops: applied to certain fruits.

Etymologies

antho- + -carpous (Wiktionary)

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