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per•i•carp



Pronunciation: (per'i-kärp"), [key]
n. Bot.
1. the walls of a ripened ovary or fruit, sometimes consisting of three layers, the epicarp, mesocarp, and endocarp.
2. a membranous envelope around the cystocarp of red algae.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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