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Definition of the noun acrocarp

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noun - plural: -

  1. a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule)

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

acrocarp (nk'ro-k'arp), n. [acrocarp(ou.s).] An acrocarpous plant: applied mainly to the A0rocarpi. acrocephalons (ak-rgi-sef'a-lus), a. acroccphalic. acroceroid (ak-ros'e-roid), a. characteristics or appearance of a moth of the family ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acrocarp Botany, a plant having the reproductive organs at the end of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

acrocarp (ak'ro-karp), n. [acrocarpous). ~\ An acrocarpous plant : applied mainly to the Ac- rocarpi. acrocephalous (ak-ro-sef a-lus), a. Same as acrocephalic. acroceroid (ak-ros'e-roid), o. Having the characteristics or appearance ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

Acrocarp.e, ak-kro-ktSr-pc, *. (airos, extreme, and karpos, a seed, Gr.) A sub- order of the Mosses, which have the fructification terminal. Acrocera, ak-kros'e-ra, s. A genus of insects, typo of the family Heroceridaa. Acrocerid.b, ak-kro-se-ri'de, s.

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1C3A1R1P3

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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