Posticous Pos"ti*cous, a. [L. posticus.] (Bot.) (a) Posterior. (b) Situated on the outer side of a filament; -- said of an extrorse anther. [1913 Webster]

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  • posticous — /po stuy keuhs/, adj. Bot. hinder; posterior. [1865 70; < L posticus behind, hinder, deriv. of post after; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • posticous — pos·ti·cous …   English syllables

  • posticous — /pɒsˈtikəs/ (say pos teekuhs), / ˈtaɪ / (say tuy ) adjective Botany hinder; posterior. {Latin postīcus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • posticous — päˈstīkəs adjective Etymology: Latin posticus, from post behind, after + icus ic more at post 1. : posterior 2. : situated on the outer side of a filament used of an extrorse anther …   Useful english dictionary

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  • posticum — /po stuy keuhm/, n., pl. postica / keuh/. 1. epinaos. 2. opisthodomos (def. 1). [1695 1705; < L posticum backdoor, back part (of a building), n. use of neut. of posticus. See POSTICOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • posterior — adj 1. hind, hinder, hindmost, back, rear, rearward, backward, aftermost, tail; Anat. dorsal, Anat. caudal, Zool. tergal, Bot. abaxial, Bot. posticous. 2. later, following, succeeding, successive, sequent, after, consequent, subsequent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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