An`gi*o*car"pous (#), a. [Angio- + Gr. fruit.] Bot. (a)

Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule. Brande & C.

(b)

Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens.

Gray.

 

© Webster 1913.

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