Definition of carpological in US English:



  • See carpology

    • ‘The insight achieved by carpological investigation is of primary importance in reconstructing the vegetation, forest, and steppes around the Hârzova tell.’
    • ‘The biggest problem was the amount of material to be moved, approximately 250,000 herbarium specimens and associated spirit and carpological collections; nearly 37 tonnes of material was shifted.’
    • ‘More than 10 000 carpological remains from the mainly Middle Bronze Age cultural layers of Tell Mozan have been identified so far.’
    • ‘These materials consist of various fragments of fossil fungi, mosses, water fern sporas, and other specimens that are helpful to carpological analyses.’
    • ‘The carpological collection contains samples of almost all existing forms of fruit, from the simplest to the most exotic.’