tetradynamous

tetradynamous

[te-truh-dahy-nuh-muhs]
adjective Botany.
having four long and two short stamens, as a cruciferous flower.

Origin:
1820–30; tetra- + Greek -dynamos -powered (dýnam(is) power + -os adj. suffix; see -ous)

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tetradynamous (ˌtɛtrəˈdaɪnəməs, -ˈdɪn-)
 
adj
(of plants) having six stamens, two of which are shorter than the others
 
[C19: from tetra- + Greek dunamis power]

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