from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as carpopodite.
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Its root pounded and carpos taken in a moderate dofe is an infallible remedy againft inter - mittent fevers.
_carpos_ = fruit, _pericarpion_ = seed vessel = pericarp, and _metra_, the word used by him for the central core of any stem whether formed of wood, pith, or other substance.
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