Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

-clinous

adjective combining form

Definition of -clinous

  1. :  having the androecium and gynoecium in a (single or different) flower or (two separate) flowers <diclinous>



Origin and Etymology of -clinous

probably from New Latin -clinus, from Greek klinē bed — more at clinic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up -clinous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!