androecium

androecium

[an-dree-shee-uhm]
noun, plural androecia [an-dree-shee-uh] . Botany.
the stamens of a flower collectively.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin < Greek andr- andr- + oikíon, diminutive of oîkos house

androecial [an-dree-shuhl] , adjective
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androecium (ænˈdriːsɪəm)
 
n , pl -cia
the stamens of a flowering plant collectively
 
[C19: from New Latin, from andro- + Greek oikion a little house]
 
an'droecial
 
adj

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androecium   (ān-drē'shē-əm, -shəm)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural androecia (ān-drē'shē-ə, -shə)
The male reproductive organs of a flower considered as a group; the stamens. Compare gynoecium.
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