/ (ˈhɛtərəˌstaɪlɪ) /
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the condition in certain plants, such as primroses, of having styles of different lengths, each type of style in flowers on different plants, which promotes cross-pollination
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Derived forms of heterostylyheterostylous, adjective
Word Origin for heterostyly
C20: from Greek, from heteros different + stylos pillar
Words nearby heterostyly
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