di|an|drous

di|an|drous
di|an|drous «dy AN druhs», adjective. Botany.
1. having two stamens: »

diandrous flowers.

2. having flowers with two stamens: »

diandrous plants.

[< New Latin diandrus (with nglish -ous) < Greek di- twice + an, andrós man]

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  • won´drous|ness — won|drous «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • won´drous|ly — won|drous «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • won|drous — «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|an|drous — «an AN druhs», adjective. Botany. lacking stamens: »Anandrous flowers are female. ╂[< Greek ánandros husbandless (with English ous) < an without + an , andrós man] …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|hy|drous — «an HY druhs», adjective. 1. without water. 2. Chemistry. containing no water of crystallization; not hydrated: »anhydrous ammonia. Many crystals, like diamond, sulfur, quartz, sodium chloride, potassium chlorate, and others, are anhydrous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|hy|drous — «ehn HY druhs», adjective. having water within; containing drops of water or other fluid: »enhydrous quartz. ╂[< Greek énydros (with English ous) in water, containing water, living in water < en in + hýdōr water] …   Useful english dictionary

  • er|ga|tan|drous — «UR guh TAN druhs», adjective. (of ants) having wingless males resembling workers. ╂[< Greek ergátēs worker + an , andrós man] …   Useful english dictionary

  • foun|drous — «FOWN druhs», adjective. = founderous. (Cf. ↑founderous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gy|nan|drous — «jih NAN druhs, jy », adjective. having the stamens and pistil united in one column, as in orchids. ╂[< Greek gýnandros (with English ous) of doubtful sex < gyn , aikós woman + an , ándros man] …   Useful english dictionary

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