Pin-eyed
Pin-eyed Pin"-eyed`, a. (Bot.) Having the stigma visible at the throad of a gamopetalous corolla, while the stamens are concealed in the tube; -- said of dimorphous flowers. The opposite of {thrum-eyed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pin-eyed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having very small eyes or spots suggesting eyes; specifically : having the stigma visible at the throat of a gamopetalous corolla while the stamens are concealed in the tube used of dimorphous flowers; compare thrum eyed …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrum-eyed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having the anthers exserted and visible at the throat of the corolla thrum eyed flowers of various primulas compare pin eyed * * * thrumˈ eyed adjective (esp of primulas) short styled with the stamens in the throat of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thrum-eyed — a. (Bot.) Having the anthers raised above the stigma, and visible at the throat of the corolla, as in long stamened primroses; the reverse of pin eyed. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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