acheilary

[ uh-kahy-luh-ree ]
/ əˈkaɪ lə ri /

adjective Botany.

Origin of acheilary

First recorded in 1865–70

Definition for acheilary (2 of 2)

achilary

or a·chei·la·ry

[ uh-kahy-luh-ree ]
/ əˈkaɪ lə ri /

adjective Botany.

having no labellum or lip, or one that is undeveloped, as in the flower of certain orchids.

Origin of achilary

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