achilary
adj. [Gr. a, without; cheilos, lip]
Lacking a lip.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • achilary — /euh kuy leuh ree/, adj. Bot. having no labellum or lip, or one that is undeveloped, as in the flower of certain orchids. Also, acheilary. [A 6 + CHIL + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • achilary — achi·la·ry …   English syllables

  • achilary — (ˈ)ā|kīlərē, əˈk adjective Etymology: a (II) + chil + ary : having the labellum or lip of the flower undeveloped or lacking as in some orchids * * * /euh kuy leuh ree/, adj. Bot. having no labellum or lip, or one that is undeveloped, as in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acheilary — /euh kuy leuh ree/, adj. Bot. achilary. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • acheilary — /euh kuy leuh ree/, adj. Bot. achilary. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

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