endocarp definition by Webster's New World
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the inner layer of the pericarp of a ripened ovary or fruit, as the pit surrounding the seed of a drupe
Origin: endo- plush -carp
endocarp definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The hard inner layer of the pericarp of many fruits, such as the pit or stone of a cherry, peach, or olive.
- enˌdo·carˈpal adjective
endocarp - Science Definition