achlamydeous

[ ak-luh-mid-ee-uh s ]
/ ˌæk ləˈmɪd i əs /

adjective Botany.

not chlamydeous; having neither calyx nor corolla.

Nearby words

  1. achiral,
  2. achish,
  3. achitophel,
  4. achkan,
  5. achlamydate,
  6. achlorhydria,
  7. achlorophyllous,
  8. acholia,
  9. acholic,
  10. acholous

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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