gynantherous

[ ji-nan-ther-uh s, gahy-, jahy- ]
/ dʒɪˈnæn θər əs, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ- /

adjective Botany.

having the stamens converted into pistils by the action of frost, disease, or insects.

Nearby words

  1. gynandromorph,
  2. gynandromorphism,
  3. gynandromorphous,
  4. gynandrous,
  5. gynandry,
  6. gynarchy,
  7. gyne-,
  8. gynec-,
  9. gynecic,
  10. gynecium

Origin of gynantherous

First recorded in 1870–75; gyn- + anther + -ous

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