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.
antho- + -carpous (Wiktionary)
-- Fruit of the pine-apple (_Ananas sativa_), consisting of numerous flowers and bracts united together so as to form a collective or anthocarpous fruit.