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1. caryopsis

noun. dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn.

Synonyms

  • kernel
  • wheat berry
  • barleycorn
  • seed
  • amaranth
  • rye

Antonyms

  • bigness

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Example sentences of the word caryopsis


1. Noun, singular or mass
As a grain, the fruit of the corn is botanically called a caryopsis, defined as a dry fruit with a seed coat that is fused to the ovary wall.

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