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Carpus definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CARPUS, n. The wrist, but not an English word.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones [syn: wrist, carpus, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural carpi) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek karpos more at wharf Date: 1676 1. wrist 1 2. the bones of the wrist

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. carpi) the small bones between the forelimb and metacarpus in terrestrial vertebrates, forming the wrist in humans. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk karpos wrist

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Carpus Car"pus, n.; pl. Carpi. [NL., fr. Gr. ? wrist.] (Anat.) The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows.

Hitchcock Bible Dictionary

fruit; fruitful

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kar'-pus (Karpos): A name but once mentioned in the New Testament (2Ti 4:13), "the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus." These words were written from the dungeons, where Paul was confined during his second imprisonment. The name, common enough in Paul's day, signifies "fruit" (Young) or "wrist" (Davis). The words indicate that Paul must have been very well acquainted with the family of Carpus. He was presumably one of his converts; and the apostle must have lodged with him and also have had considerable confidence in him, since he committed to his care not only the comparatively valueless "cloak," but especially the priceless "books and parchments." It is idle to attempt to find out the identity of Carpus, but one cannot help wondering what were the contents of these books and parchments for which the apostle longed in his bitter second imprisonment.

Henry E. Dosken

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [L.] (Anat.) Wrist.



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