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hypogynous

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

Definition of hypogynous

  1. 1 of a floral organ :  inserted upon the receptacle or axis below the gynoecium and free from it

  2. 2 :  having hypogynous floral organs

hypogyny

play \-nē\ noun


1821

First Known Use of hypogynous

1821


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