Definition of polycarpic in English:

polycarpic

adjective

Botany
  • Of a plant: flowering and fruiting several or many times during its life cycle. Contrasted with "monocarpic".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Balfour (1808–1884), botanist. From poly- + -carp + -ic.

Pronunciation

polycarpic

/ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːpɪk/