adjective combining form

Definition of -CARPOUS

:  having (such) fruit or (so many) fruits <syncarpous>
-carpy noun combining form

Origin of -CARPOUS

New Latin -carpus, from Greek -karpos, from karpos fruit — more at harvest


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