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androphore

[an-druh-fawr, -fohr]
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noun Botany.
  1. a stalk or column supporting the stamens, formed by the fusion of their filaments.

Origin of androphore

First recorded in 1815–25; andro- + -phore
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British Dictionary definitions for androphore

androphore

noun
  1. botany an extension of the receptacle carrying the androecium and the gynoecium, typical of the caper family (Capparidaceae)Also called: androgynophore
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