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Carpolite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Carpolite A general term for a fossil fruit, nut, or seed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n carpolite A fossil fruit. Also carpolith.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Carpolite kär′po-līt fruit petrified or converted into stone
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. karpo`s fruit + -lite, cf. F. carpolithe,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. karpos, fruit, lithos, a stone, logos, a discourse.