encarpus

[ en-kahr-puh s ]
/ ɛnˈkɑr pəs /

noun, plural en·car·pi [en-kahr-pahy] /ɛnˈkɑr paɪ/.

an ornament having draperies, weapons, etc., arranged in the manner of a festoon.

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Origin of encarpus

< Greek énkarpos containing fruit (see en-2, -carpous); replacing encarpe < Greek énkarpa, neuter plural of énkarpos
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