a combining form meaning “male,” occurring as final element of a compound word: polyandrous.

< Neo-Latin -andrus. See andr-, -ous Unabridged
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adj combining form
(in botany) indicating number or type of stamens: diandrous
[from New Latin -andrus, from Greek -andros, from anēr man]

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