acarpous

[ ey-kahr-puh s ]
/ eɪˈkɑr pəs /

adjective Botany.

not producing fruit; sterile; barren.

Origin of acarpous

< Greek ákarpos. See a-6, -carpous
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British Dictionary definitions for acarpous

acarpous

/ (eɪˈkɑːpəs) /

adjective

(of plants) producing no fruit

Word Origin for acarpous

from Greek akarpos, from a- 1 + karpos fruit
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