Staminiferous
Staminiferous Stam`i*nif"er*ous (st[a^]m`[i^]*n[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Stamen + -ferous.] Bearing or having stamens. [1913 Webster]

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  • staminiferous — [stam΄ə nif′ər əs] adj. [ STAMINI + FEROUS] having or bearing a stamen or stamens …   English World dictionary

  • staminiferous — /stam euh nif euhr euhs/, adj. Bot. bearing or having a stamen or stamens. [1755 65; STAMINI + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • staminiferous — bearing stamens Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • staminiferous — stam·i·nif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • staminiferous — /stæməˈnɪfərəs/ (say stamuh nifuhruhs) adjective bearing or having a stamen or stamens …   Australian English dictionary

  • staminiferous — |stamə|nif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: stamin + ferous : bearing or having stamens …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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; hermaphroditic.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamini- — a combining form representing stamen in compound words: staminiferous. Also, esp. before a vowel, stamin . [comb. form repr. L stamin (s. of stamen); see I ] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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