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Meaning of "mericarp" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MERICARP

mericarp  [ˈmɛrɪˌkɑːp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MERICARP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mericarp is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MERICARP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mericarp

Schizocarp

A schizocarp /ˈskɪzəkɑrp/ is a dry fruit that, when mature, splits up into mericarps. There are different definitions: ▪ Any dry fruit composed of multiple carpels that separate. Under this definition the mericarps can contain one or more seeds and each mericarp can be either: ▪ Indehiscent, such as in the carrot or in members of the genus Malva, or ▪ Dehiscent, for example members of the genus Geranium. This is similar to what happens with a capsule, but with an extra stage. ▪ Any fruit that separates into indehiscent one-seeded segments, such as a loment, Malva, Malvastrum, and Sida.

Definition of mericarp in the English dictionary

The definition of mericarp in the dictionary is one of the one-seeded portions into which a schizocarp splits at maturity.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MERICARP


anthocarp
ˈænθəʊˌkɑːp
apocarp
ˈæpəˌkɑːp
archicarp
ˈɑːkɪˌkɑːp
ascocarp
ˈæskəˌkɑːp
autocarp
ˈɔːtəʊˌkɑːp
basidiocarp
bæˈsɪdɪəʊˌkɑːp
dipterocarp
ˈdɪptərəʊˌkɑːp
endocarp
ˈɛndəˌkɑːp
epicarp
ˈɛpɪˌkɑːp
exocarp
ˈɛksəʊˌkɑːp
mesocarp
ˈmɛsəʊˌkɑːp
pericarp
ˈpɛrɪˌkɑːp
podocarp
ˈpɒdəʊˌkɑːp
Polycarp
ˈpɒlɪˌkɑːp
pseudocarp
ˈsjuːdəʊˌkɑːp
pyrenocarp
paɪˈriːnəˌkɑːp
rhizocarp
ˈraɪzəʊˌkɑːp
sarcocarp
ˈsɑːkəʊˌkɑːp
schizocarp
ˈskɪzəˌkɑːp
sporocarp
ˈspɔːrəʊˌkɑːp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MERICARP

meri
meridian
meridian circle
meridian section
meridional
meridionality
meridionally
meril
merils
merimake
mering
meringue
merino
Merionethshire
merisis
merism
meristem
meristematic
meristic
meristically

WORDS THAT END LIKE MERICARP

achaenocarp
carp
counterscarp
cremocarp
crucian carp
cystocarp
dip-and-scarp
escarp
mirror carp
monocarp
procarp
scarp
syncarp

Synonyms and antonyms of mericarp in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mericarp» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MERICARP

Find out the translation of mericarp to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mericarp from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mericarp» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

分果爿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mericarpo
570 millions of speakers

English

mericarp
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

mericarp
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

mericarp
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полуплодика
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mericarp
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

mericarp
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

méricarpe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mericarp
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

分果
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

mericarp
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mericarp
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mericarp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

mericarp
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेरिकॅश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mericarp
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mericarp
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mericarp
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

полуплодіка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mericarp
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

mericarp
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mericarp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mericarp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mericarp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mericarp

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MERICARP»

The term «mericarp» is used very little and occupies the 189.103 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MERICARP» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MERICARP»

Discover the use of mericarp in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mericarp and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Digital Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, ...
19 ́ Mericarp ribbed or ± net-like or transversely wrinkled Mericarp without collar- like rings or fibers at tip, transversely wrinkled . . . . .Geranium molle Mericarp with 1–5 collar-like rings and long fibers at tip, ribbed or ± netlike Petals 5–9.5 mm; ...
Bruce G. Baldwin, Douglas H. Goldman, David J Keil, 2012
2
New Flora of the British Isles
1 Leaves pinnate 2 1 Leaves simple, shallowly to deeply lobed, or if ± compound then ternate 5 2 3ULPDU\ OHDIOHWV GLYLGHG 3/4 way to midrib; apical pits of mericarp with sessile glands 8. E. moschatum 2 Primary leaflets divided nearly ...
Clive Stace, 2010
3
Flora Europaea: Plantaginaceae to Compositae (and Rubiaceae)
Plantaginaceae to Compositae (and Rubiaceae) T. G. Tutin, V. H. Heywood. PLANTAGINALES CLXIII. PLANTAGINACEAE2 43. flowers c. 2-5 mm in diameter , rotate, yellowish-white to pinkish. Mericarp 1, 1-4-1 -6 mm, reniform. 2n = 22.
T. G. Tutin, V. H. Heywood, 1976
4
Field Flora of the British Isles
1 Leaves pinnate 2 1 Leaves simple, shallowly to deeply lobed, or if ± compound then temate 5 2 Primary leaflets divided <3/4 way to midrib; apical pits of mericarp with sessile glands. Suberect to procumbent annual to 60cm. Native; rough ...
Clive A. Stace, 1999
5
100 Families of Flowering Plants
When the seed is ripe, the awn suddenly coils up, ejecting the seed through the opening on the ventral side of the mericarp (see Fig. 42). Ovary + style + stigmas: 14mm Detail of the stigmas as they begin to spread. Stigma: 3mm L.S. of the ...
Michael Hickey, Clive King, 1988
6
The Old Wives' Tale:
The posters were iterations of a mysterious announcement and summons, which began with the august words: "By Order of the Trustees of the late William Clews Mericarp, Esq." Mericarp hadbeena considerable owner ofproperty in Bursley.
Arnold Bennett, 2014
7
Flora of Tropical East Africa - Unibelliferae (1989)
FIG. 35. PEUCEDANUM CLAESSENSII — 1. single basal pinna of lower leaf, x % ; 2, leaf margin, x 2; 3, 4, mericarp, outer and inner views, x 3; 5, mericarp, transverse section, x 6. P. ELGONENSE — o, single basal pinna oflower leaf, x % ;7, ...
C. C. Townsend, 1989
8
Flora Of Kuwait
Beak of mericarp plumose: 4. Leaf blade (1—) 2-5 cm long; sepals 3-5 veined with purple mucro; filaments glabrous; mericarp with 2 furrows at base of beak; plant perennial .. 1. E glaucophyllum 4. Leaf blade 1.5-2.5 cm long; sepals 3- veined ...
Daoud,, 2013
9
Delphi Works of Arnold Bennett (Illustrated)
The posters were iterations of a mysterious announcement and summons, which began with the august words: “By Order of the Trustees of thelateWilliam Clews Mericarp, Esq.” Mericarp had been a considerable owner of property inBursley.
Arnold Bennett, 2013
10
Heterosis Breeding in Vegetable Crops
The mericarp are covered with spines, which must be removed for easy handling. The carrot seed is actually a fruit, an indehiscent mericarp, containing a single seed. In fact, two mericarp pair to form the schizocarp, the true carrot fruit, which ...
Nagendra Rai, Mathura Rai, 2006

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Mericarp [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mericarp>. Mar 2020 ».
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