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[po-stahy-kuh s]
adjective Botany.
  1. hinder; posterior.
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Origin of posticous

1865–70; < Latin postīcus behind, hinder, derivative of post after; see -ous
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  • It is curious as compared with Scitamineæ, in which the posticous stamen is alone fully developed.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The

    William Griffith