a. Botany, without stamens.

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  • Anandrous — An*an drous, a. [Gr. an priv. + andh r a man.] (Bot.) Destitute of stamens, as certain female flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anandrous — /euh nan dreuhs, an an /, adj. Bot. having no stamens. [1840 50; < Gk ánandros manless, equiv. to an AN 1 + andr (s. of anér) man + os; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anandrous — adjective Lacking stamens; devoid of male parts in plants …   Wiktionary

  • anandrous — /ænˈændrəs/ (say an andruhs) adjective Botany having no stamens. {Greek anandros without a man} …  

  • anandrous — adj. Bot. having no stamens. Etymology: Gk anandros without males f. an not + aner andros male …   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

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