Definition of anthocarpous in English:

anthocarpous

adjective

Botany
rare
  • Of a fruit: formed from more than one flower, and incorporating floral parts outside the ovary.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From antho- + -carpous, after scientific Latin Anthocarpi (plural), denoting a class of fruits.

Pronunciation

anthocarpous

/ˌanθəˈkɑːpəs/