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achlamydeous

[ ak-luh-mid-ee-uhs ]
/ ˌæk ləˈmɪd i əs /
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adjective Botany.
not chlamydeous; having neither calyx nor corolla.
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Origin of achlamydeous

First recorded in 1820–30; a-6 + chlamydeous
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British Dictionary definitions for achlamydeous

achlamydeous
/ (ˌækləˈmɪdɪəs) /

adjective
(of flowers such as the willow) having neither petals nor sepals

Word Origin for achlamydeous

C19: from Greek a- not, without + chlamys cloak
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