Stamineal
Stamineal Sta*min"e*al (st[.a]*m[i^]n"[-e]*al), Stamineous Sta*min"e*ous (-m[i^]n"[-e]*[u^]s), a. [L. stamineus, from stamen thread.] 1. Consisting of stamens or threads. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the stamens; possessing stamens; also, attached to the stamens; as, a stamineous nectary. [1913 Webster]


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  • stamineal — /stə or stā minˈi əl/ or staminˈeous adjective (both rare) • • • Main Entry: ↑stamen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stamineous — Stamineal Sta*min e*al (st[.a]*m[i^]n [ e]*al), Stamineous Sta*min e*ous ( m[i^]n [ e]*[u^]s), a. [L. stamineus, from stamen thread.] 1. Consisting of stamens or threads. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the stamens; possessing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamineous — stamineal /stə or stā minˈi əl/ or staminˈeous adjective (both rare) • • • Main Entry: ↑stamen …   Useful english dictionary

  • staminal — staminal1 /stam euh nl/, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to stamens. Also, stamineal /steuh min ee euhl/. [1835 45; STAMIN + AL1] staminal2 /stam euh nl/, adj. of or pertaining to stamina or endurance. [1775 85; STAMIN(A)1 + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stamen —   n. (pl. s or    ♦ stamina ), flower s pollen bearing organ, comprising filament and anther.    ♦ staminal, a.    ♦ staminate, a. having stamen.    ♦ stamineal,    ♦ stamineous, a. pertaining to or having stamen …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • staminose — staminose, a. Bot. (ˈstæmɪnəʊs) [ad. mod.L. stāminōsus, f. L. stāmin stamen: see ose.] Applied to a flower ‘when the stamens form a marked feature of the flower’ (B. D. Jackson Gloss. Bot. Terms 1900). = stamineal a …   Useful english dictionary

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