-carpic

-carpic
adjective combining form Etymology: probably from New Latin -carpicus, from Greek karpos fruit -carpous <
monocarpic
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  • -carpic — [kär′pik] combining form CARPOUS [monocarpic] …   English World dictionary

  • -carpic — a combination of carp and ic used in the formation of adjectives from stems in carp: endocarpic. * * * …   Universalium

  • CARPIC — Carpico, Carpicus …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • -carpic — aff. a combination of carp and ic used in the formation of adjectives from nouns ending in carp: endocarpic[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • -carpic — a termination of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in carp, as in endocarpic (endocarp). { carp + ic} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • -carpic — adjective combining form Etymology: probably from New Latin carpicus, from Greek karpos fruit + Latin icus ic : carpous eucarpic * * * a combination of carp and ic used in the formation of adjectives from stems in carp: endocarpic …   Useful english dictionary

  • eucarpic — (ˈ)yü|kärpik adjective Etymology: eu + carpic 1. : having only part of the thallus transformed into a fruiting body or sporangium eucarpic algae eucarpic fungi 2. : gaining nourishment by means of haustoria or rhizoids compare holocarpic * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • holocarpic — |hälō|kärpik, |hōl adjective Etymology: hol + carpic 1. : having the whole thallus developed into a fruiting body or sporangium holocarpic algae holocarpic fungi 2. : lacking rhizoids and haustoria compare eucarpic * * * /hol euh kahr pik, hoh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocarpic — adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin *monocarpicus, from mon + carpicus carpic Date: 1849 bearing fruit but once and then dying …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Flowering plant — Flowering plants Temporal range: Early Cretaceous Recent …   Wikipedia

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