polycarpic

adjective poly·car·pic \ ¦pälē¦kärpik , -lə̇¦k- \
variants: or polycarpous \-rpəs\

Definition of polycarpic

2 :having a gynoecium forming two or more distinct ovaries

polycarpy

noun, plural -es

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Origin and Etymology of polycarpic

polycarpic probably from New Latin polycarpicus, from poly- + -carpicus -carpic; polycarpous probably from (assumed) New Latin polycarpus, from New Latin poly- + -carpus -carpous


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