acarpellous

adjective
having no carpels
Syn: ↑acarpelous
Ant: ↑carpellate (for: ↑acarpelous)
Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology

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acarpellous, a. Bot.
(ækɑːˈpɛləs)
[f. Gr. ἀ not + mod.L. carpell-us carpel + -ous.]
Having no carpels.
Syd. Soc. Lex.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Acarpellous — Ac ar*pel lous, acarpelous ac ar*pel ous, a. [Pref. a not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}. Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acarpellous — adjective Having no carpels …   Wiktionary

  • acarpellous — acar·pel·lous …   English syllables

  • acarpellous — /eɪˈkapələs/ (say ay kahpuhluhs) adjective Botany having no carpels. Also, US, acarpelous …   Australian English dictionary

  • acarpelous — Acarpellous Ac ar*pel lous, acarpelous ac ar*pel ous, a. [Pref. a not + carpel.] (Bot.) Having no carpels. Opposite of {carpellate}. Syn: acarpe [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acarpelous — adjective having no carpels • Syn: ↑acarpellous • Ant: ↑carpellate • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * /ay kahr peuh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having no carpels. Also …   Useful english dictionary

  • acarpelous — /ay kahr peuh leuhs/, adj. Bot. having no carpels. Also, acarpellous. [1875 80; A 6 + CARPEL + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acarpelous — or acarpellous [ā kär′pə ləs] adj. [ A 2 + CARPEL + OUS] Bot. without carpels …   English World dictionary

  • phytology — noun the branch of biology that studies plants • Syn: ↑botany • Derivationally related forms: ↑phytologist, ↑botanic (for: ↑botany), ↑botanical (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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