dispermous

[ dahy-spur-muhs ]
/ daɪˈspɜr məs /

adjective Botany.

having two seeds.

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Origin of dispermous

First recorded in 1720–30; di-1 + spermous
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British Dictionary definitions for dispermous

dispermous
/ (daɪˈspɜːməs) /

adjective

(of flowering plants) producing or having two seeds

Word Origin for dispermous

C18: from di- 1 + Greek sperma seed
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