adjective combining form

Definition of -ADELPHOUS

:  having (such or so many) stamen fascicles <monadelphous>

Origin of -ADELPHOUS

probably from New Latin -adelphus, from Greek adelphos brother, from ha-, a- together (akin to homos same) + delphys womb — more at same, dolphin


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