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-carpous

1.
a combining form meaning “fruited,” “having fruit, fruiting bodies, or carpels of a given sort,” as specified by the initial element:
apocarpous.
Origin
< Greek -karpos, adj. derivative of karpós fruit; see -ous
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-carpous

combining form
1.
(in botany) indicating a certain kind or number of fruit: apocarpous
Word Origin
from New Latin -carpus, from Greek karpos fruit
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