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hypogynous

hypogynous

adjective hy·pog·y·nous \hī-ˈpä-jə-nəs\

Definition of HYPOGYNOUS

1
of a floral organ :  inserted upon the receptacle or axis below the gynoecium and free from it
2
:  having hypogynous floral organs
hy·pog·y·ny \-nē\ noun

First Known Use of HYPOGYNOUS

1821

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