Encarpus En*car"pus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? containing fruit; ? in + ? fruit; cf. L. encarpa, pl., Gr. ?.] (Arch.) An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc. [Written also {encarpa}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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