sarcocarp


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sarcocarp

(ˈsɑːkəʊˌkɑːp)
n
1. (Botany) the fleshy mesocarp of such fruits as the peach or plum
2. (Botany) any fleshy fruit

sar•co•carp

(ˈsɑr koʊˌkɑrp)

n. Bot.
1. the fleshy mesocarp of certain fruits, as the peach.
2. any fruit of fleshy consistency.
[1810–20; sarco- + -carp]
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Sarcocarp consists of large, thin-walled, elliptical, loosely coherent cells, containing prismatic crystals of calcium oxalate and drops of essential oil [21].