Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "epicarp": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape;
[syn: epicarp, exocarp]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Epicarp \Ep"i*carp\, [Pref. epi- + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.) The external or outermost layer of a fructified or ripened ovary. See Illust. under Endocarp. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

epicarp n 1: outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape [syn: epicarp, exocarp]