acarpous

acarpous

[ey-kahr-puhs]
adjective Botany.
not producing fruit; sterile; barren.

Origin:
< Greek ákarpos. See a-6, -carpous

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acarpous (eɪˈkɑːpəs)
 
adj
(of plants) producing no fruit
 
[from Greek akarpos, from a-1 + karpos fruit]

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