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