(of stamens) united into two sets by their filaments.
(of plants) having the stamens so united.
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(of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in two groups
(of flowers) having diadelphous stamens
Word Origin for diadelphous
C19: from di- 1 + Greek adelphos brother
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Gathered into two groups or bundles of equal or different number. The stamens of certain flowers, such as those of some members of the bean family, are diadelphous.
Having stamens so arranged.
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