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



Definition of polycarpic

  1. 1 :  sychnocarpous

  2. 2 :  having a gynoecium forming two or more distinct ovaries


noun, plural


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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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quaintly unconventional or refined

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