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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apocarpousadjective

    (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of carpels that are free from one another as in buttercups or roses


  1. apocarpousadjective

    Having carpels that are not joined


  1. apocarpous

    Apocarpous refers to the characteristic of a flowering plant where the carpels, the female reproductive organs, are free and not fused together. This results in separate pistils in a single flower. It is often used in botany to describe the structure of a plant's gynoecium (the female part of a flower).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apocarpousadjective

    either entirely or partially separate, as the carpels of a compound pistil; -- opposed to syncarpous

  2. Etymology: [Pref. apo- + Gr. karpo`s fruit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apocarpous

    ap-o-kär′pus, adj. (bot.) having the carpels distinct. [Gr. apo, from, karpos, fruit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apocarpous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apocarpous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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