carpoptosis car·pop·to·sis (kär’pŏp-tō’sĭs) or car·pop·to·sia (-tō’zhə, -zē-ə)
a roofed, wall-less shed, usually projecting from the side of a building, used as a shelter for an automobile. Contemporary Examples So I was there, on the step to the door to the carport, looking down at the box, feeling guilty for renting it. Speak, Faulty Memory: Why Memoir Writing Is Harder Than You Think […]
a nonmotile spore of the red algae. noun a sexual spore produced by red algae after fertilization of the carpogonium
the opening in the cystocarp of certain red algae through which the spores are discharged.
a combining form meaning “fruited,” “having fruit, fruiting bodies, or carpels of a given sort,” as specified by the initial element: apocarpous. combining form (in botany) indicating a certain kind or number of fruit: apocarpous