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encarpus

[en-kahr-puh s] /ɛnˈkɑr pəs/
noun, plural encarpi
[en-kahr-pahy] /ɛnˈkɑr paɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ornament having draperies, weapons, etc., arranged in the manner of a festoon.
Origin
< Greek énkarpos containing fruit (see en-2, -carpous); replacing encarpe < Greek énkarpa, neuter plural of énkarpos
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