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

campylotropous

play
adjective cam·py·lot·ro·pous \ˌkam-pi-ˈlä-trə-pəs\

Definition of campylotropous

  1. :  having the ovule curved



Origin of campylotropous

Greek kampylos + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropous -tropous


First Known Use: 1835


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!