transitive verb cap·ri·fy \ˈkaprəˌfī\

Definition of caprify


  1. 1 :  to induce the formation of fig fruits in (a tree) by caprification

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

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Origin and Etymology of caprify

Middle English caprifien, from Latin caprificare — more at caprification

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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