Pistilliferous
Pistilliferous Pis`til*lif"er*ous, a. [Pistil + -ferous: cf. F. pistillif[`e]re.] (Bot.) Pistillate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Androgynal — Androgynous An*drog y*nous, Androgynal An*drog y*nal, a. [L. androgynus, Gr. ?; anh r, andro s, man + gynh woman: cf. F. androgyne.] 1. Uniting both sexes in one, or having the characteristics of both; being in nature both male and female;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pistil — n. the female organs of a flower, comprising the stigma, style, and ovary. Derivatives: pistillary adj. pistilliferous adj. pistilline adj. Etymology: F pistile or L pistillum PESTLE …   Useful english dictionary

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