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acrocarpous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acrocarpous  \Ac`ro*car"pous\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  extreme,  highest  +  ? 
  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Having  a  terminal  fructification;  having  the  fruit  at  the 
  end  of  the  stalk. 
  b  Having  the  fruit  stalks  at  the  end  of  a  leafy  stem,  as  in 
  certain  mosses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acrocarpous 
  adj  :  (of  mosses)  having  the  archegonia  at  the  top  of  the  stem 
  [ant:  {pleurocarpous}] 




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