[pol-ee-kahr-pik] /ˌpɒl iˈkɑr pɪk/
producing fruit many times, as a perennial plant.
having a gynoecium composed of two or more distinct ovaries.
(of a plant) having a gynoecium consisting of many distinct carpels
(of a plant) able to produce flowers and fruit several times in successive years or seasons
polycarpous (pŏl’ē-kär’pəs) or polycarpic
Having fruit or pistils with two or more carpels.
[pol-ee-sen-trik] /ˌpɒl iˈsɛn trɪk/ adjective 1. having many centers, especially of power or importance: the polycentric world of banking. adj. 1826, from poly- + centric.
[pol-ee-sen-triz-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈsɛn trɪz əm/ noun 1. the doctrine that a plurality of independent centers of leadership, power, or ideology may exist within a single political system, especially Communism. 2. the fact of having many centers of authority or importance: the polycentrism of American intellectual life. /ˌpɒlɪˈsɛntrɪzəm/ noun 1. (formerly) the fact, principle, or […]
[pol-i-keet] /ˈpɒl ɪˌkit/ noun 1. any annelid of the class Polychaeta, having unsegmented swimming appendages with many setae or bristles. adjective 2. Also, polychaetous. belonging or pertaining to the Polychaeta. /ˈpɒlɪˌkiːt/ noun 1. any marine annelid worm of the class Polychaeta, having a distinct head and paired fleshy appendages (parapodia) that bear bristles (chaetae or […]
[pol-ee-key-zhee-uh m, -zhuh m, -zee-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈkeɪ ʒi əm, -ʒəm, -zi əm/ noun, plural polychasia [pol-ee-key-zhee-uh, -zhuh, -zee-uh] /ˌpɒl iˈkeɪ ʒi ə, -ʒə, -zi ə/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. a form of cymose inflorescence in which each axis produces more than two lateral axes. /ˌpɒlɪˈkeɪzɪəm/ noun (pl) -sia (-zɪə) 1. (botany) a cymose inflorescence […]