Fructification vs Carina - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between fructification and carina

is that fructification is the act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation while carina is a longitudinal ridge or projection like the keel of a boat.

fructification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.
  • The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores.
  • The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.
  • carina

    English

    Etymology 1

    Named by the French astronomer in 1763. From (etyl)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (constellation) A summer constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the keel of a ship. It contains the star Canopus, the second brightest star in the night sky. Until 1763, it was part of a larger constellation, Argo Navis.
  • Derived terms
    * Carinae
    See also
    * Argo * Argo Navis * Puppis * Pyxis * Vela

    Etymology 2

    Name of a fourth century martyr, feminine of Latin carinus'', derivative of ''carus "beloved"; also a latinization of Karina and Karin (= Catherine) in northern Europe.

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • occasionally used in English.
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