- the fleshy part of a stone fruit, as in the plum
- loosely any fleshy fruit
Origin of sarcocarpsarco- + -carp
- (botany) The fleshy part of a stone fruit, situated between the skin, or epicarp, and the stone, or endocarp, as in a peach.
- Any fruit which is fleshy throughout.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.