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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn [syn: grain, caryopsis]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural caryopses; also caryopsides) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1830 a small one-seeded dry indehiscent fruit (as of Indian corn or wheat) in which the fruit and seed fuse in a single grain

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. caryopses) Bot. a dry one-seeded indehiscent fruit, as in wheat and maize. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk karuon nut + opsis appearance

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Caryopsis Car`y*op"sis, n.; pl. Caryopses. [NL., fr. gr. ? hut, kernel + ? sight, form.] (Bot.) A one-celled, dry, indehiscent fruit, with a thin membranous pericarp, adhering closely to the seed, so that fruit and seed are incorporated in one body, forming a single grain, as of wheat, barley, etc.



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