endocarp

Definitions of endocarp
  1. noun
    the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
    synonyms: pit, stone
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    types:
    peach pit
    the stone seed of a peach
    cherry stone
    the stone seed of a cherry
    type of:
    pericarp, seed vessel
    the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
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