On this page:
Definition of the noun acrocarp
What does acrocarp mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrocarp
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
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 ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
acrocarp Botany, a plant having the reproductive organs at the end of the ...
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 ...
A 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.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Acrocarp
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
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.
Share this page
Go to the thesaurus of Acrocarp to find many related words and phrases!