pseudocarp(redirected from pseudocarps)
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See accessory fruit.
(Botany) a fruit, such as the strawberry or apple, that includes parts other than the ripened ovary. Also called: false fruit or accessory fruit
a fruit, as the apple, strawberry, or pineapple, that contains, in addition to a mature ovary and seeds, a significant amount of other tissue. Also called pseudocarp.