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carpel
American English: /ˈkɑrpəl/
British English: /ˈkɑːp(ə)l/

Translation of carpel in Spanish:

noun

  • carpelo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The terminal female flowers consist of two or three carpels and no other organs.
    • Unisexual flowers with three white petals produce numerous stamens or carpels and both present floral nectar.
    • In the center of a typical flower are the carpels, modified leaves which enclose the ovules.

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