apocarpous /ˌapəˈkɑːpəs/

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[Botany] (of a flower, fruit, or ovary) having distinct carpels that are not joined together.

Often contrasted with syncarpous.
– origin mid 19th cent.: from apo- + Greek karpos ‘fruit’ + -ous.

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