polyadelphous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From poly- +‎ Ancient Greek ἀδελφός ‎(adelphós) +‎ -ous.

Adjective[edit]

polyadelphous ‎(not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having stamens combined in more than two groups.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used of either a flower or a plant bearing such flowers.

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