Definitions

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  • n. The power of producing two kinds of reproductive body, as in Amphicarpaea, in which besides the usual pods there are others underground.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The power of producing two kinds of reproductive bodies, as in Amphicarpæa, in which besides the usual pods, there are others underground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being heterocarpous.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek different + fruit + -ism.

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