Carpel vs Capel - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between carpel and capel

is that carpel is one of the individual female reproductive organs in a flower. A carpel is composed of an ovary, a style, and a stigma, although some flowers have carpels without a distinct style. In origin, carpels are leaves (megasporophylls) that have evolved to enclose the ovules. The term pistil is sometimes used to refer to a single carpel or to several carpels fused together while capel is a horse.

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carpel

English

(wikipedia carpel)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One of the individual female reproductive organs in a flower. A carpel is composed of an ovary, a style, and a stigma, although some flowers have carpels without a distinct style. In origin, carpels are leaves (megasporophylls) that have evolved to enclose the ovules. The term pistil is sometimes used to refer to a single carpel or to several carpels fused together.
  • References

    * "carpel." The American HeritageĀ® Science Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Company. 23 Feb. 2007. .

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    capel

    English

    Alternative forms

    * caple

    Etymology 1

    From Latin caballus, via Icelandic.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a horse
  • (Chaucer)
    (Holland)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (mining) A composite stone (quartz, schorl, and hornblende) in the walls of tin and copper lodes.
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