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[kahr-pof-er-uh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. an epithet of both Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, meaning “fruit-bearer.”
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Historical Examples

  • Yes, Carpophorus must pay For the trouble that this gives me.

    The Two Lovers of Heaven: Chrysanthus and Daria

    Pedro Calderon de la Barca

  • Carpophorus comes forth from the cave, but is for a while unseen by Chrysanthus, who enters.

  • Which of these dark caves is that In whose gloom Carpophorus dwelleth? '