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anthocarpous


anthocarpous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthocarpous  \An`tho*car"pous\,  a.  [Gr.  'a`nqos  flower  +  ? 
  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  Having  some  portion  of  the  floral  envelopes  attached  to  the 
  pericarp  to  form  the  fruit,  as  in  the  checkerberry,  the 
  mulberry,  and  the  pineapple.