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Noun: caryopsis (caryopses,caryopsides)  ,ker-ee'óp-sis [N. Amer], ,ka-ree'óp-sis [Brit]
  1. Dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
    - grain

Derived forms: caryopses, caryopsides

Type of: seed

Encyclopedia: Caryopsis