Hexagynous
Hexagynian Hex`a*gyn"i*an, Hexagynous Hex*ag"y*nous, a. [Cf. F. hexagyne.] (Bot.) Having six pistils. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexagynous — hexagynˈian or hexagynous / ajˈi nəs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hexagynian — Hex a*gyn i*an, Hexagynous Hex*ag y*nous, a. [Cf. F. hexagyne.] (Bot.) Having six pistils. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -gynous — comb. form Bot. forming adjectives meaning having specified female organs or pistils (monogynous). Etymology: Gk gunos f. gune woman * * * jənəs, |jīn , |gīn adjective combining form Etymology: New Latin gynus, from Greek gynos, from gynē woman… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexagynian — hexagynˈian or hexagynous / ajˈi nəs/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hex …   Useful english dictionary

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