mesocarp

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From meso- +‎ -carp (from Ancient Greek μέσος (mésos, middle) + καρπός (karpós, fruit)).

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mesocarp (plural mesocarps)

  1. (botany) The middle layer of the pericarp of a fruit. In many fruits such as drupes and tomatoes, the mesocarp is fleshy

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  • IPA(key): /ˌmeː.soːˈkɑrp/
  • Hyphenation: me‧so‧carp
  • Rhymes: -ɑrp

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mesocarp n (uncountable)

  1. mesocarp