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anandrous

[ uh-nan-druhs, an-an- ]
/ əˈnæn drəs, ænˈæn- /
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adjective Botany.
having no stamens.
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Origin of anandrous

1840–50; <Greek ánandros manless, equivalent to an-an-1 + andr- (stem of anḗr) man + -os;see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for anandrous

anandrous
/ (ænˈændrəs) /

adjective
(of flowers) having no stamens

Word Origin for anandrous

C19: from Greek anandros lacking males, from an- + anēr man
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