triandrous

triandrous
adj. Bot. having three stamens.

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\(ˈ)trī|andrəs\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin triandrus, from tri- + -andrus -androus
: having three stamens

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triandrous /trī-anˈdrəs/ (botany)
adjective
With three stamens
ORIGIN:tri- and Gr anēr, andros a man, male
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Trianˈdria plural noun
(in Linnaeus's classification) a class of plants with three stamens
trianˈdrian adjective

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  • Triandrous — Triandrian Tri*an dri*an, Triandrous Tri*an drous, a. [Cf. F. triandre.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Triandria; having three distinct and equal stamens in the same flower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triandrous — tri·an·drous …   English syllables

  • triandrous — /traɪˈændrəs/ (say truy andruhs) adjective 1. (of a flower) having three stamens. 2. (of a plant) having flowers with three stamens …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Triandrian — Tri*an dri*an, Triandrous Tri*an drous, a. [Cf. F. triandre.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Triandria; having three distinct and equal stamens in the same flower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triandria — Trianˈdria plural noun (in Linnaeus s classification) a class of plants with three stamens • • • Main Entry: ↑triandrous …   Useful english dictionary

  • triandrian — trianˈdrian adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑triandrous …   Useful english dictionary

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