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exocarp


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exocarp  \Ex"o*carp\,  n.  [Exo-  +  Gr  ?  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  The  outer  portion  of  a  fruit,  as  the  flesh  of  a  peach  or  the 
  rind  of  an  orange.  See  Illust.  of  {Drupe}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exocarp 
  n  :  outermost  layer  of  the  pericarp  of  fruits  as  the  skin  of  a 
  peach  or  grape  [syn:  {epicarp}] 




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