-adelphous


Botany.

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

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Origin of -adelphous

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

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