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diplostemonous

[ dip-luh-stee-muh-nuhs, -stem-uh- ]
/ ˌdɪp ləˈsti mə nəs, -ˈstɛm ə- /
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adjective Botany.

having two whorls of stamens, with the outer whorl opposite the sepals and the inner whorl opposite the petals.

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Origin of diplostemonous

1865–70; diplo- + Greek stḗmon- (stem of stḗmôn) the warp (see stamen) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM diplostemonous

dip·lo·ste·mo·ny, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for diplostemonous

diplostemonous
/ (ˌdɪpləʊˈstiːmənəs, -ˈstɛm-) /

adjective

(of plants) having twice as many stamens as petals, esp with the stamens arranged in two whorls

Word Origin for diplostemonous

C19: from New Latin diplostemonus (unattested), from diplo- + -stemonus relating to a stamen
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