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ScriptsΠολυκαρπος Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.PAHL-ee-kahrp English
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Meaning & History

From the Greek name Πολυκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and καρπος (karpos) "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by being burned at the stake and then stabbed.
VariantPolykarpos

Categories

food, fruits, nature, sweets
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute