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[en-duh-kahrp] /ˈɛn dəˌkɑrp/

noun, Botany.
the inner layer of a pericarp, as the stone of certain fruits.
the inner, usually woody, layer of the pericarp of a fruit, such as the stone of a peach or cherry
The hard inner layer of the pericarp of many fruits, such as the layer that forms the pit or stone of a cherry, peach, or olive. Compare exocarp, mesocarp.


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