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car·pel

 (kär′pəl)
n.
One of the structural units of a pistil, representing a modified, ovule-bearing leaf.

[New Latin carpellum, from Greek karpos, fruit; see kerp- in Indo-European roots.]

car′pel·lar′y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

carpel

(ˈkɑːpəl)
n
(Botany) the female reproductive organ of flowering plants, consisting of an ovary, style (sometimes absent), and stigma. The carpels are separate or fused to form a single pistil
[C19: from New Latin carpellum, from Greek karpos fruit]
ˈcarpellary adj
carpellate adj

car•pel

(ˈkɑr pəl)

n.
a simple pistil or a single member of a compound pistil.
[1810–20; < New Latin carpellum= Greek karp(ós) fruit + Latin -ellum diminutive suffix]
car′pel•lar`y (-ˌlɛr i) adj.
car′pel•late`, adj.

car·pel

(kär′pəl)
The part of a pistil of a flowering plant that encloses an ovary. A pistil may consist of a single carpel or of several carpels joined together. A carpel is a modified leaf. See more at flower.

carpel

A female sex organ of flowering plants, which consists of stigma, style, and ovary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpel - a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
mericarp - a carpel with one seed; one of a pair split apart at maturity
Translations
pestík
emilehti

carpel

nFruchtblatt nt

carpel

[ˈkɑːpl] n (Bot) → carpello
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