-carpous

adjective combining form

Definition of -carpous

  1. :  having (such) fruit or (so many) fruits syncarpous

-carpy

noun combining form

Origin and Etymology of -carpous

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


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