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1. pericarp

noun. the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary.

Synonyms

  • pit
  • bur
  • epicarp
  • natural covering
  • cover
  • capsule
  • seed vessel
  • exocarp
  • seed
  • stone
  • endocarp
  • covering
  • burr

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • unmask
  • uncover
  • undress

Etymology

  • pĂ©ricarpe (French)
  • pericarpium (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word pericarp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some of these are found on the pericarp and some on the aleurone layer that lies underneath it.

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