transitive verb
cap·​ri·​fy | \ ˈkaprəˌfī\

Definition of caprify

1 : to induce the formation of fig fruits in (a tree) by caprification
2 : to induce the development of parthenocarpic fig fruits in (a tree) by the use of chemical growth regulators

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History and Etymology for caprify

Middle English caprifien, from Latin caprificare

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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