Synanthesis
Synanthesis Syn`an*the"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + Gr. ? bloom.] (Bot.) The simultaneous maturity of the anthers and stigmas of a blossom. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • synanthesis — /sin an thēˈsis/ (botany) noun Simultaneous ripening of stamens and stigmas ORIGIN: Gr syn together, and anthēsis flowering, from anthos a flower • • • synanthetˈic adjective synanˈthic adjective Showing synanthy synanˈthous adjective 1.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • synanthesis —   n. synchronous maturity of male and female elements of plant.    ♦ synanthetic, a.    ♦ synanthy, n. growing together of two flowers …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Synacme — Syn*ac me, Synacmy Syn*ac my, n. [NL. synacme. See {Syn }, and {Acme}.] (Bot.) Same as {Synanthesis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synacmy — Synacme Syn*ac me, Synacmy Syn*ac my, n. [NL. synacme. See {Syn }, and {Acme}.] (Bot.) Same as {Synanthesis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • synanthous — sə̇ˈnan(t)thəs adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from syn + anthous; in sense 2, from Greek synanthein + English ous 1. : exhibiting synanthy 2. : having flowers and leaves which appear at the same time * * * synanˈthous …   Useful english dictionary

  • synanthy — ˈsiˌnan(t)thē, sə̇ˈna noun ( es) Etymology: syn + anthy : coalescence of normally separate flowers * * * synanˈthy noun Abnormal fusion of flowers • • • Main Entry: ↑synanthesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • synanthetic — synanthetˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑synanthesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • synanthic — synanˈthic adjective Showing synanthy • • • Main Entry: ↑synanthesis …   Useful english dictionary

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