schizocarp[skiz′ə kärp′, skit′sə-]
Bot. a dry fruit, as of the maple, that splits at maturity into two or more one-seeded carpels which remain closed
Origin of schizocarpschizo- + -carp
A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in a carrot.
schizo- +â€Ž -carp