Definition of carphology in English:

carphology

Line breaks: car|phol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /kɑːˈfɒlədʒi
 
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noun

[mass noun] rare
  • Plucking at the bedclothes by a delirious patient.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek karphologia, from karphos 'straw' + legein 'collect'.

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