Andropetalous An`dro*pet"al*ous, a. [Gr. 'anh`r, 'andro`s, man + pe`talon leaf.] (Bot.) Produced by the conversion of the stamens into petals, as double flowers, like the garden ranunculus. --Brande. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • andropetalous — androˈpetalous, a. Bot. [f. as prec. + ous.] Made double by having the stamens changed into petals, as in the ranunculus, etc. in Craig …   Useful english dictionary

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