gynantherous

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

adjective Botany.

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

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Origin of gynantherous

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