mesocarp definition by Webster's New World
the middle layer of the wall of a ripened ovary or fruit
Origin: meso- plush -carp
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- mesocarpic adjective
mesocarp 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 middle, usually fleshy layer of a fruit wall.
mesocarp - Science Definition