mesocarp

/mez"euh kahrp', mes"-, mee"zeuh-, -seuh-/, n. Bot.
the middle layer of pericarp, as the fleshy part of certain fruits. See diag. under pericarp.
[1840-50; MESO- + -CARP]

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  • Mesocarp — Mes o*carp, n. [Meso + Gr. karpo s fruit.] (Bot.) The middle layer of a pericarp which consists of three distinct or dissimilar layers. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mesocarp — [mes΄ōkärp΄] n. [ MESO + CARP] the middle layer of the wall of a ripened ovary or fruit: see DRUPE mesocarpic adj …   English World dictionary

  • mesocarp — noun Date: 1829 the middle layer of a pericarp see endocarp illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • mesocarp — noun The fleshy, middle layer of the pericarp of a drupe …   Wiktionary

  • mesocarp — me|so|carp Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • mesocarp — noun Botany the middle layer of the pericarp of a fruit …   English new terms dictionary

  • mesocarp — meso·carp …   English syllables

  • mesocarp — mes•o•carp [[t]ˈmɛz əˌkɑrp, ˈmɛs , ˈmi zə , sə [/t]] n. bot the middle layer of pericarp, as the fleshy part of certain fruits • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • mesocarp — /ˈmɛsoʊkap/ (say mesohkahp), /ˈmiz / (say meez ) noun the middle layer of pericarp, as the fleshy part of certain fruits …   Australian English dictionary

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