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  • n. An individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One carpel of an umbelliferous fruit. See cremocarp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the two achene-like carpels which form a cremocarp or fruit in the Umbelliferæ: same as hemicarp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a carpel with one seed; one of a pair split apart at maturity

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  • A carpel with one seed; one of a pair split apart at maturity.

    August 2, 2007