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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the female organ in the Carposporeæ; the cell, or system of cells, which after fertilization produces the sexual spores, in whatever manner; in Florideæ, the carpogenic cell or system; the procarp. The term is most properly used of Florideæ, which are the typical Carposporeæ.

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