meaning of caryopsis

caryopsis meaning in General Dictionary

a single celled dried out indehiscent good fresh fruit with a thin membranous pericarp adhering closely towards seed to ensure good fresh fruit and seed tend to be integrated in one human anatomy forming one whole grain by grain barley etc

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  • dry seed-like fresh fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. grain, barley, Indian corn
  • A one-celled, dry, indehiscent fresh fruit, with a thin membranous pericarp, sticking closely toward seed, to make certain that fruit and seed are integrated within one human body, developing one whole grain, at the time of wheat, barley, etc.