-adelphous


Botany.

a combining form meaning “having stamens growing together in bundles,” of the number specified by the initial element: monadelphous.

Nearby words

-acious, -acity, -acy, -ad, -ade, -adelphous, -ades, -ado, -ae, -aea, -aean

Origin of -adelphous

< New Latin < Greek -adelphos, adj. derivative of adelphós brother or adelphḗ sister; see -ous
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