Definition for carpi (2 of 2)
noun, plural car·pi [kahr-pahy] /ˈkɑr paɪ/. Anatomy.
Origin of carpus
Examples from the Web for carpi
Once, he records, it took place “on the street as I returned from Cardinal Carpi.”A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)|Thomas M. Lindsay
We may except a third, mentioned in the same legal act, and this was Carpi, of whom I shall now proceed to treat.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
It was at Carpi in 1490 that Aldo finally matured his-273- project of establishing a Greek press.
Has your ladyship looked yet into the works of the Prince of Carpi?The Duchess of Trajetto|Anne Manning
Carpi, for example, was preparing the ground where Aldus and Musurus flourished.
British Dictionary definitions for carpi (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for carpi (2 of 2)
noun plural -pi (-paɪ)
Word Origin for carpus
Word Origin and History for carpi
1670s, from Modern Latin carpus, from Greek karpos "wrist," from PIE *kwerp- "to turn, revolve" (see wharf).