staminate definition by Webster's New World
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- bearing stamens but no pistils, as male flowers do
- having or bearing a stamen or stamens
Origin: Modern Latin staminatus ; from Classical Latin consisting of threads
staminate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Having stamens but lacking pistils: staminate flowers.
staminate - Science Definition
Having stamens but no carpels. Male flowers are staminate.