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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carpophyte \Car"po*phyte\ (k[aum]r"p[-o]*l[imac]t), n. [Gr. karpo`s fruit + fyto`n plant.] (Bot.) A flowerless plant which forms a true fruit as the result of fertilization, as the red seaweeds, the Ascomycetes, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The division of alg[ae] and fungi into four classes called Carpophytes, Oophytes, Protophytes, and Zygophytes (or Carpospore[ae], Oospore[ae], Protophyta, and Zygospore[ae]) was proposed by Sachs about 1875. [1913 Webster]