[ pol-ee-uh-del-fuhs ]
/ ˌpɒl i əˈdɛl fəs /
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(of stamens) united by the filaments into three or more sets or bundles.
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How to use polyadelphous in a sentence
Polyadelphous, stamens united by their filaments into several bundles, 100.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for polyadelphous
/ (ˌpɒlɪəˈdɛlfəs) /
(of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in three or more groups
(of flowers) having polyadelphous stamens
Word Origin for polyadelphous
C19: from New Latin, from poly- + -adelphous from Greek adelphos brother
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