Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the two achene-like carpels which form a cremocarp or fruit in the Umbelliferæ: same as hemicarp.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) One carpel of an umbelliferous fruit. See cremocarp.
- n. a carpel with one seed; one of a pair split apart at maturity
“Each half fruit (mericarp) is tipped by a persistent style, and marked by vertical ribs, between or under which lie, in many genera, the oil tubes or vittæ.”
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