gynandrous

gynandrous

[ji-nan-druhs, gahy-, jahy-]
adjective Botany.
having stamens and pistils united in a column, as in orchids.

Origin:
1800–10; < Greek gýnandros of doubtful sex. See gyn-, -androus

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gynandrous (dʒaɪˈnændrəs, dʒɪ-, ɡaɪ-)
 
adj
1.  (of flowers such as the orchid) having the stamens and styles united in a column
2.  hermaphroditic
 
[C19: from Greek gunandros of uncertain sex, from gunē woman + anēr man]
 
gy'nandry
 
n
 
gy'nandrism
 
n

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