Monadelphous
Monadelphian Mon`a*del"phi*an, Monadelphous Mon`a*del"phous, a. [Cf. F. monadelphie.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Monadelphia; having the stamens united in one body by the filaments. [1913 Webster]

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  • monadelphous — [män΄ə del′fəs] adj. [< MON + Gr adelphos, brother (< a , copulative + delphys, womb: see DOLPHIN) + OUS] having the stamens united by their filaments into one set or bundle, as some legumes …   English World dictionary

  • monadelphous — adjective Having all its stamens within a flower fused together at least partly by the filaments. The stamens are monadelphous and are united for more than half their length into an open tube adnate to the petals …   Wiktionary

  • monadelphous — adjective Date: 1806 of stamens united by the filaments into one group usually forming a tube around the gynoecium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monadelphous — /mon euh del feuhs/, adj. Bot. 1. (of stamens) united into one bundle or set by their filaments. 2. (of a plant or flower) having the stamens so united. [1800 10; MON + ADELPHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • monadelphous — mÉ‘nÉ™ delfÉ™ / mÉ’ adj. (Botany) pertaining to stamens which have united filaments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monadelphous — [ˌmɒnə dɛlfəs] adjective Botany (of stamens) united by their filaments. Origin C19: from Gk monos one + adelphos brother + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • monadelphous — mon·a·del·phous …   English syllables

  • monadelphous — mon•a•del•phous [[t]ˌmɒn əˈdɛl fəs[/t]] adj. 1) bot (of stamens) united into one bundle or set by their filaments 2) bot (of a plant or flower) having the stamens so united • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • monadelphous — /mɒnəˈdɛlfəs/ (say monuh delfuhs) adjective 1. (of stamens) united into one bundle or set by their filaments. 2. (of a plant or flower) having the stamens so united. {mon + Greek adelphos brother + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • monadelphous — adj. Bot. 1 (of stamens) having filaments united into one bundle. 2 (of a plant) with such stamens. Etymology: Gk monos one + adelphos brother …   Useful english dictionary

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