Gynantherous
Gynantherous Gy*nan"ther*ous (j[i^]*n[a^]n"th[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Gr. gynh` a woman + E. anther.] (Bot.) Pertaining to an abnormal condition of the flower, in which the stamens are converted into pistils. --R. Brown. [1913 Webster]

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  • gynantherous — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ˌnan(t)thərəs see gyn adjective Etymology: gyn + antherous : having stamens abnormally converted into pistils * * * /ji nan theuhr euhs, guy , juy /, adj. Bot. having the stamens converted into pistils by the action of frost, disease, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gynantherous — /ji nan theuhr euhs, guy , juy /, adj. Bot. having the stamens converted into pistils by the action of frost, disease, or insects. [1870 75; GYN + ANTHER + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gynantherous — gynan·ther·ous …   English syllables

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