a combining form meaning “fruited,” “having fruit, fruiting bodies, or carpels of a given sort,” as specified by the initial element: apocarpous.

< Greek -karpos, adj. derivative of karpós fruit; see -ous Unabridged
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-carpous or -carpic
adj combining form
(in botany) indicating a certain kind or number of fruit: apocarpous
[from New Latin -carpus, from Greek karpos fruit]
-carpic or -carpic
adj combining form
[from New Latin -carpus, from Greek karpos fruit]

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