-carp

-carp

a combining form occurring in compounds that denote a part of a fruit or fruiting body: endocarp.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin -carpium < Greek -karpion, derivative of karpós fruit

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-carp
 
n combining form
(in botany) fruit or a reproductive structure that develops into a particular part of the fruit: epicarp
 
[from New Latin -carpium, from Greek -karpion, from karpos fruit]

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