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 stamens; also, attached to the stamens; as, a stamineous nectary. [1913 Webster]


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

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamin — Sta min (st[=a] m[i^]n), n. [OF. estamine, F. [ e]tamine, LL. staminea, stamineum, fr. L. stamineus consisting of threads, fr. stamen a thread. See {Stamen}, and cf. {Stamineous}, 2d {Stammel}, {Tamine}.] A kind of woolen cloth. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamine — Stamin Sta min (st[=a] m[i^]n), n. [OF. estamine, F. [ e]tamine, LL. staminea, stamineum, fr. L. stamineus consisting of threads, fr. stamen a thread. See {Stamen}, and cf. {Stamineous}, 2d {Stammel}, {Tamine}.] A kind of woolen cloth. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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