plural noun
Ar·​chi·​chla·​myd·​e·​ae | \ ¦ärkēkləˈmidēˌē \

Definition of Archichlamydeae

: a group of Dicotyledoneae comprising plants in which the petals of the flowers are separate or absent — compare metachlamydeae — see apetalae , choripetalae

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archichlamydeous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗ēəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Archichlamydeae

New Latin, from archi- + -chlamydeae (from Greek chlamyd-, chlamys cloak, mantle)

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“Archichlamydeae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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