Pericarp vs Mericarp - What's the difference?

pericarp | mericarp |


In botany|lang=en terms the difference between pericarp and mericarp

is that pericarp is (botany) the outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

As nouns the difference between pericarp and mericarp

is that pericarp is (botany) the outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

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pericarp

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (botany) The outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary.
  • (rare, figurative) The outer layer of any thing.
  • * 1974 , (Guy Davenport), Tatlin! :
  • He learned, afternoon after afternoon, how to edge her into delicious frenzies, how to tremble the clitoris, pericarp , and tip.

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    mericarp

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) An individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed