Definition of Mericarps

1. Noun. (plural of mericarp) ¹



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Definition of Mericarps

1. mericarp [n] - See also: mericarp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mericarps

mergesort
mergesorted
mergesorting
mergesorts
merging
merging(a)
mergings
mergirl
mergirls
merguard
merguez
merhorse
merhusband
meri
mericarp
mericarps (current term)
mericlone
meride
meridian
meridian of cornea
meridianally
meridiani
meridiani bulbi oculi
meridians
meridians of eye
meridianus
meridional
meridional aberration
meridional cleavage
meridional fibres

Literary usage of Mericarps

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1. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis: Containing Abridged by Robert Wight, George Arnott Walker Arnott (1834)
"mericarps convex or (rarely) acute on the hack : primary ridges 5, sometimes obsolete; ... Fruit laterally compressed and flattened. mericarps without ..."

2. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1839)
"Fruit of 2 globular, closely combined ┬╗reds (mericarps of Don^, rough with very minute bristles, and crowned with the somewhat enlarged calyx. ..."

3. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"... pet. not longer than the ov. not apiculate, scarcely spreading. Fr. notched, transversely reniform, |-f millim. long, f-1 millim. broad; mericarps ..."

4. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"The dorsal and lateral ridges of Cuminum Cyminum are the most prominent, while the intermediate ones are small, making the mericarps triangular in ..."

5. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"The 'seeds' (mericarps) are oblong or oval; almost flat on the inner side; ... The mericarps are thin and broadly oval in shape, about 6 to 8 mm. long, ..."

6. A Flora of Shropshire by William Allport Leighton (1841)
"mericarps with very slender ridges, the 3 intermediate ones equidistant, ... mericarps with 3 filiform, elevated dorsal ridges, lateral ones expanded into ..."

7. Text-book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1875)
"... and appearing like separate fruits, and hence termed mericarps, while the whole fruit ... and surrounding the style as distinct mericarps (here called ..."

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