1. carpel

noun. a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil.


  • bloom
  • flower
  • mericarp
  • pistil

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Example sentences of the word carpel

1. Adjective
You can help prevent or reduce the symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome by stretching the forearm and wrist.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pollinating insects must spread pollen between the stamen and carpel for the carnation to create seeds in its flower.

3. Verb, base form
Overuse injuries can lead to carpel tunnel syndrome and tendinitis.