Car"pel (?), Car*pel"lum (?), n. [NL. carpellum, fr. Gr. fruit.] Bot.

A simple pistil or single-celled ovary or seed vessel, or one of the parts of a compound pistil, ovary, or seed vessel. See Illust of Carpaphore.

 

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