agynary


agynary
  a. Botany, lacking female organs.

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  • agynary — agynary, a. Bot. (ˈædʒɪnərɪ) [ad. Fr. agynaire (De Candolle), f. Gr. ἀ priv. + γυνή woman: see ary.] Applied to double flowers, in which the stamens have become petals, and the pistil is wanting. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • agynarious — agynarious, a. Bot. (ædʒɪˈnɛərɪəs) [f. Fr. agynaire (see next) + ous.] = agynary. in Craig …   Useful english dictionary