noun see hypogynous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypogyny — See hypogynous. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypogyny — hy·pog·y·ny …   English syllables

  • hypogyny — noun see hypogynous * * * hypogˈyny noun • • • Main Entry: ↑hypo …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypogynous — hypogyny, n. /huy poj euh neuhs, hi /, adj. Bot. 1. situated on the receptacle beneath the pistil and free of the ovary, as stamens, petals, or sepals. 2. having stamens, sepals, or petals so arranged. [1815 25; HYPO + GYNOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypogynous — adjective Date: 1821 1. of a floral organ inserted upon the receptacle or axis below the gynoecium and free from it 2. having hypogynous floral organs • hypogyny noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypogynous — [hʌɪ pɒdʒɪnəs] adjective Botany (of a plant or flower) having the stamens situated below the carpels (or gynoecium). Compare with epigynous and perigynous. Derivatives hypogyny noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • hypogynous — /haɪˈpɒdʒənəs/ (say huy pojuhnuhs) adjective Botany 1. situated on the receptacle beneath the ovary, as stamens, petals, sepals, etc. 2. having stamens, etc., so arranged. {hypo + gynous} –hypogyny, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • hypogynous — [hī päj′ə nəs, hipäj′ə nəs] adj. [ HYPO + GYNOUS] designating petals, sepals, and stamens that are attached to the receptacle, below and free from the pistil, as in a tulip: see PERIGYNOUS, EPIGYNOUS hypogyny [hī päj′ənē] n …   English World dictionary

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