Exocarp



[ek-soh-kahrp] /ˈɛk soʊˌkɑrp/

noun, Botany.
1.
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/ˈɛksəʊˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
another name for epicarp
exocarp
(ěk’sō-kärp’)

The outermost layer of the pericarp. In a fleshy drupe such as a peach, the skin constitutes the exocarp. Also called epicarp. Compare endocarp, mesocarp.

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