a combining form meaning “male,” occurring as final element of a compound word: polyandrous.
Origin of -androus
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adj combining form
(in botany) indicating number or type of stamensdiandrous
Word Origin for -androus
from New Latin -andrus, from Greek -andros, from anēr man
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