Monochlamydeous
Monochlamydeous Mon`o*chla*myd"e*ous, a. [Mono- + Gr. ?, ?, cloak: cf. F. monochlamyd['e].] (Bot.) Having a single floral envelope, that is, a calyx without a corolla, or, possibly, in rare cases, a corolla without a calyx. [1913 Webster]

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  • monochlamydeous — [män΄əklə mid′ē əs] adj. 〚< ModL Monochlamydeae /span> MONO + Gr chlamyd , base of chlamys, a mantle + OUS〛 having only one series of perianth parts, usually designated as sepals, in the flower * * * …   Universalium

  • monochlamydeous — [män΄əklə mid′ē əs] adj. [< ModL Monochlamydeae < MONO + Gr chlamyd , base of chlamys, a mantle + OUS] having only one series of perianth parts, usually designated as sepals, in the flower …   English World dictionary

  • monochlamydeous — mono·chla·myd·e·ous …   English syllables

  • monochlamydeous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective : of or relating to the Monochlamydeae …   Useful english dictionary

  • monochlamydeae — kləˈmidēˌē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from mon + chlamydeae (from Greek chlamyd , chlamys cloak, mantle) in some classifications : a group of Archichlamydeae nearly coextensive with Apetalae and comprising plants with… …   Useful english dictionary

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