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imperfect flower

[ ĭm-pûrfĭkt ]

A flower that lacks either stamens or carpels. Compare perfect flower. See also incomplete flower.

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Nearby words

impercipient, imperf., imperfect, imperfect competition, imperfect contrition, imperfect flower, imperfect fungus, imperfect stage, imperfectible, imperfection, imperfective
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