-carpous

-carpous

or -carpic
suff.
A specified number or kind of carpel or fruit: apocarpous.

[From New Latin -carpus, from Greek karpos, fruit; see kerp- in Indo-European roots.]

-carpous

or

-carpic

adj combining form
(Botany) (in botany) indicating a certain kind or number of fruit: apocarpous.
[from New Latin -carpus, from Greek karpos fruit]

-carpous

a combining form meaning “having fruit, fruiting bodies, or carpels” of the kind specified by the initial element: syncarpous.
[< Greek -karpos, adj. derivative of karpós fruit; see -ous]