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