staminode

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin stāmenōdium, from New Latin stāmen (stamen) + Ancient Greek εἶδος (eîdos, form, likeness)

Noun[edit]

staminode (plural staminodes)

  1. (botany) An abortive stamen, or any organ modified from an abortive stamen; a staminodium.

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