androecium


an·droe·ci·um

noun \an-ˈdrē-shē-əm, -sē-əm\
plural -cia \-shē-ə, -sē-ə\

Definition of ANDROECIUM

:  the aggregate of stamens in the flower of a seed plant

Origin of ANDROECIUM

New Latin, from andr- + Greek oikion, diminutive of oikos house — more at vicinity
First Known Use: circa 1839

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