epigynous[ē pij′ə nəs]
epigynous definition by Webster's New World
designating petals, sepals, and stamens that are attached to the top of the ovary, as in a sunflower
Origin: epi- plush -gynous
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- epigyny noun
epigynous definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Having floral parts attached to or near the summit of the ovary, as in the flower of the apple, cucumber, or daffodil.
- e·pigˈy·ny noun
epigynous - Science Definition