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The outermost layer of the pericarp.
skin, peel, covering, zestView synonyms
- ‘The thinness of its needle, besides minimizing the wound damages, allowed very fine control of the injections in fruits with epicarps easy to pierce, such as those used in this work.’
Early 19th century: from epi- + a shortened form of pericarp.
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