from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having fruit or pistils with two or more carpels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of polycarpic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having a gynœcium composed of two or more distinct ovaries or carpels. Compare monocarpous, and cuts under carpel and gynobase.
  • Same as polycarpic.


poly- + -carpous (Wiktionary)


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