Definition of acarpous in English:

acarpous

adjective

Botany figurative
  • Not producing fruit; unfruitful, sterile; (Botany). Frequently figurative: failing to achieve the desired results, unproductive; barren.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ἄκαρπος without fruit, barren (from ἀ- + κάρπος fruit: see carpo-) + -ous; compare -carpous.

Pronunciation:

acarpous

/(ˌ)eɪˈkɑːpəs/