Atropous
Atropous At"ro*pous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? to turn.] (Bot.) Not inverted; orthotropous. [1913 Webster]

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  • atropous — at·ro·pous …   English syllables

  • atropous — ˈa.trəpəs adjective Etymology: Greek atropos not to be turned, from a a (II) + tropos trope botany : not inverted : orthotropous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orthotropal — Or*thot ro*pal, Orthotropous Or*thot ro*pous, a. [Ortho + Gr. ? to turn: cf. F. orthotrope.] (Bot.) Having the axis of an ovule or seed straight from the hilum and chalaza to the orifice or the micropyle; atropous. [1913 Webster] Note: This word… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orthotropous — Orthotropal Or*thot ro*pal, Orthotropous Or*thot ro*pous, a. [Ortho + Gr. ? to turn: cf. F. orthotrope.] (Bot.) Having the axis of an ovule or seed straight from the hilum and chalaza to the orifice or the micropyle; atropous. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …   Wikipedia

  • atropal — atropal, a. Bot. (ˈætrəpəl) = atropous. Gray Bot. Text bk. 524 …   Useful english dictionary

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