staminodium


sta·mi·no·di·um

noun \ˌstā-mə-ˈnō-dē-əm, ˌsta-\
plural sta·mi·no·dia\-dē-ə\

Definition of STAMINODIUM

:  an abortive or sterile stamen

Origin of STAMINODIUM

New Latin, from stamin- + -odium thing resembling, from Greek -ōdēs like
First Known Use: circa 1821

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