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ananthous

[uh-nan-thuh s, an-an-] /əˈnæn θəs, ænˈæn-/
adjective, Botany.
1.
having no flowers.
Origin of ananthous
1865-1870
1865-70; < Greek ananth(ḗs) without flowers (an- an-1 + anth(ós) flower + -ēs adj. suffix) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for ananthous

ananthous

/ænˈænθəs/
adjective
1.
(of higher plants) having no flowers
Word Origin
C19: from Greek ananthēs, from an- + anthos flower
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