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polyadelphous

[pol-ee-uh-del-fuh s] /ˌpɒl i əˈdɛl fəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
(of stamens) united by the filaments into three or more sets or bundles.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Greek polyádelphos having many siblings; see poly-, -adelphous
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British Dictionary definitions for polyadelphous

polyadelphous

/ˌpɒlɪəˈdɛlfəs/
adjective
1.
(of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in three or more groups
2.
(of flowers) having polyadelphous stamens
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from poly- + -adelphous from Greek adelphos brother
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