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synonyms for pericarp

  • carapace
  • carcass
  • case
  • chassis
  • crust
  • frame
  • framework
  • hull
  • husk
  • integument
  • nut
  • plastron
  • pod
  • scale
  • shard
  • shuck
  • skeleton
  • skin

antonyms for pericarp

MOST RELEVANT
  • core
  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
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How to use pericarp in a sentence

In the medlar the core (or true pericarp) is of a stony hardness, while the outer succulent covering is open at the summit.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Dehiscent—the pericarp splits to allow the escape of the seeds—generally many-seeded.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Pericarp generally differentiated into distinct layers, one of which is succulent or fibrous.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
In an orthotropal seed attached to the base of the pericarp it is superior, as also in a suspended anatropal seed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Pericarp woody, dehiscent at the tip by 2–4 valves; contains 1–4 seeds, slightly orbiculate, coriaceous.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
A tincture of the pericarp has been made (1 part to 10 of alcohol) and given internally as a vermifuge in doses of 2–10 drops.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
In addition to the oil called cardol, the pericarp contains an especial acid anacardic, a little tannin and ammonia.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
A grain, as of grasses; a seed-like fruit with a thin pericarp adnate to the contained seed.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
A fleshy or pulpy fruit with the inner portion of the pericarp (1-celled and 1-seeded, or sometimes several-celled) hard or stony.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
This bush is ten or twelve feet in height, and its seeds grow in a burr-like pericarp.
THE FOREST EXILESMAYNE REID
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERICARP

  • carapace
  • carcass
  • case
  • chassis
  • crust
  • frame
  • framework
  • hull
  • husk
  • integument
  • nut
  • pericarp
  • plastron
  • pod
  • scale
  • shard
  • shuck
  • skeleton
  • skin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.