Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
- IPA: /ˈpɛrɪkɑːp/
NounPericarp (plural Pericarps)
- (botany) The outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary.
- used figuratively
- 1974: He learned, afternoon after afternoon, how to edge her into delicious frenzies, how to tremble the clitoris, pericarp, and tip. — Guy Davenport, Tatlin!
outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary