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  • n. A leaf converted into a fruit or a constituent portion of a fruit; a carpel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A leaf converted into a fruit or a constituent portion of a fruit; a carpel. [See Illust. of gymnospermous.]

Etymologies

Ancient Greek fruit + leaf. (Wiktionary)

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