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Meaning of ACROCARPOUS

Pronunciation:  `akru'kârpus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (of mosses) having the archegonia at the top of the stem
 

ACROCARPOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Antonyms: pleurocarpous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`ro*car"pous\, a. [Gr. ? extreme, highest + ?
fruit.] (Bot.)
(a) Having a terminal fructification; having the fruit at the
    end of the stalk.
(b) Having the fruit stalks at the end of a leafy stem, as in
    certain mosses.

 

 

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