Polycarp

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Polycarp

Saint. ?69--?155 ad, Christian martyr and bishop of Smyrna, noted for his letter to the church at Philippi. Feast day: Feb. 23

Polycarp

 

a plant that flowers and bears fruit repeatedly during its lifetime. Most perennial flowering plants are poly-carps. (See MONOCARP.)