-carpic etymology

English word -carpic comes from English -ic, Ancient Greek καρπός

Detailed word origin of -carpic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
καρπός Ancient Greek (grc)
-carpic English (eng)

Words with the same origin as -carpic

Descendants of -ic
age alcoholic atomic basic criticism electronic engineering heroic idiotic magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage tonic topic
Descendants of καρπός
achaenocarp amphicarpic angiocarpian carpal carpo- carpus cystocarp epicarp exocarp monocarpic pericarp