The ovary has two cells and two ovules, but it only produces one seed.
The pistil is divided into three parts, ovary, style, and stigma.
I did my Biology at University College,—getting out the ovary of the earthworm and the radula of the snail, and all that.
Formation of adventitious flowers and fruits within the ovary.
Generally, the flowers are about as long as wide, and the ovary is covered with scales or modified sepals.
The lower part of the bract forms a sheath which encloses the ovary.
ovary 2–5-lobed or the carpels nearly distinct, upon a glandular disk; cells 2-ovuled.
In the former the ovules are naked, no ovary or seed-case being developed.
Ovules (1 or 2) pendulous, the rhaphe away from the axis; disk none and ovary not lobed.
The leaves are radical, narrow and fleshy; and the ovary consists of six carpels.
1650s, from Modern Latin ovarium "ovary" (16c.), from Medieval Latin ovaria "the ovary of a bird" (13c.), from Latin ovum "egg," from PIE *owyo-/*oyyo- "egg" (see egg (n.)). In classical Latin, ovarius meant "egg-keeper."
ovary o·va·ry (ō'və-rē)
One of the paired female reproductive organs that produce ova and certain sex hormones, including estrogen. Also called oophoron.
ovarian adjective (ō-vâr'ē-ən)