[pahr-thee-nee-uh] /pɑrˈθi ni ə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
an epithet of Athena, meaning “virgin.”.
- Part exchange
noun 1. a transaction in which used goods are taken as partial payment for more expensive ones of the same type
[pahr-thuh-noh-kahr-pee] /ˈpɑr θə noʊˌkɑr pi/ noun, Botany. 1. the production of fruit without fertilization of an egg in the ovary. /pɑːˈθiːnəʊˌkɑːpɪ/ noun 1. the development of fruit without fertilization or formation of seeds parthenocarpy (pär’thə-nō-kär’pē) The production of fruit without fertilization. Many varieties of the common fig produce fruit through parthenocarpy.
1. a combining form meaning “without fertilization,” used in the formation of compound words: parthenogenesis.
[par-thuh-noh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær θə noʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. development of an egg without fertilization. /ˌpɑːθɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a type of reproduction, occurring in some insects and flowers, in which the unfertilized ovum develops directly into a new individual 2. human conception without fertilization by a male; virgin birth n. “reproduction without fertilization,” 1849, from […]