Sar"co*carp (?), n. [Sacro- + Gr. fruit: cf. F. sarcocarpe.] Bot.

the fleshy part of a stone fruit, situated between the skin, or epicarp, and the stone, or endocarp, as in a peach. See Illust. of Endocarp.

⇒ The term has also been used to denote, any fruit which is fleshy throughout.

M. T. Masters.

 

© Webster 1913.

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