pistil late


[pis-tl-it, -eyt]
adjective Botany.
having a pistil or pistils.
having a pistil or pistils but no stamens.

1820–30; pistil + -ate1

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pistillate (ˈpɪstɪlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
1.  having pistils but no anthers
2.  having or producing pistils

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pistillate   (pĭs'tə-lāt')  Pronunciation Key 
Having pistils but no stamens. Female flowers are pistillate.
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