Cenanthy Ce*nan"thy, n. [Gr. ? empty + ? a flower.] (Bot.) The absence or suppression of the essential organs (stamens and pistil) in a flower. [1913 Webster]

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  • cenanthy — Bot. (sɪˈnænθɪ) [as if ad. Gr. *κενανθία, f. κενός empty + ἄνθος flower.] The absence of stamens and pistils in a flower. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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