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tetradynamous

[te-truh-dahy-nuh-muh s] /ˌtɛ trəˈdaɪ nə məs/
adjective, Botany
1.
having four long and two short stamens, as a cruciferous flower.
Origin of tetradynamous
1820-1830
1820-30; tetra- + Greek -dynamos -powered (dýnam(is) power + -os adj. suffix; see -ous)
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tetradynamous

/ˌtɛtrəˈdaɪnəməs; -ˈdɪn-/
adjective
1.
(of plants) having six stamens, two of which are shorter than the others
Word Origin
C19: from tetra- + Greek dunamis power
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