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ascocarp


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ascocarp  \As"co*carp\,  n.  [Gr.  'asko`s  a  bladder  +  karpo`s 
  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  In  ascomycetous  fungi,  the  spherical,  discoid,  or  cup-shaped 
  body  within  which  the  asci  are  collected,  and  which 
  constitutes  the  mature  fructification.  The  different  forms 
  are  known  in  mycology  under  distinct  names  Called  also 
  {spore  fruit}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ascocarp 
  n  :  mature  fruiting  body  of  an  ascomycetous  fungus 




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