anandrous

[ uh-nan-druh s, an-an- ]
/ əˈnæn drəs, ænˈæn- /

adjective Botany.

having no stamens.

Nearby words

  1. anamorphosis,
  2. ananas,
  3. anancy,
  4. ananda,
  5. anandamide,
  6. anangioplasia,
  7. ananias,
  8. anankastic personality,
  9. ananke,
  10. ananthous

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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