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acarpelous

Definition of the adjective acarpelous

What does acarpelous mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. having no carpels

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1901)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

—Acaroid acarpelous (a-kār'pe -lus), a.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

acarpelous (a-kār'pe-lus), a. [(Gr. - priv. + carpel + - ous.] bot., having no carpels. Syd. Soc. Ler. *: (a-kār'pus), a. [(Gr. akaproc, without fruit, «ă- priv. H. KapTóc, fruit: see carpel.] In bot., not producing fruit; sterile; barren. Acarus (ak'a-rus), n. [NL., & Gr. akapt, a kind of mite bred in wax, & drapic, short, small, tiny; prop. of hair, too short to be cut, ( a- priv. + keipetv, cut, orig. " axeipetv = E. shear, q. v.] 1. The typical genus of the family Acaridae, or true mites .—2.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

acarpelous £). a. [(Gr. a- priv. + carpel + -ous.] bot., having no carpels. Syd. Soc. Ler. £ (a-kār'pus), a. [(Gr. akaproc, without fruit, 4 a- priv. H. Kaprág, fruit: see carpel.] In bot., not producing fruit; sterile; barren. S (ak'a -rus), n. [NL., (Gr. akapi, a kind of mite bred in wax, (akapāc, short, small, tiny; prop. of hair, too short to be cut, ( a- priv. * Keipetv, cut, orig. *akeipelv = E. shear, q.v.] 1. The typical genus of the family Acaridae, or true mites.—2. [l. c.] A tick or mite, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

acarpelous ( a-kār'pe-lus), ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

acarpelous (a-kār'pe-lus), a. [K Gr. 3- priv.

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1P3E1L1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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