noun Cal·yp·trog·y·ne \ˌkalə̇pˈträjə(ˌ)nē\

Definition of Calyptrogyne

  1. :  a small genus of almost stemless tropical American palms with pinnate almost stalkless leaves and small flowers half hidden by the spadix

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Origin and Etymology of calyptrogyne

New Latin, from calyptro- + Greek gynē woman — more at queen

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capable of being understood in two ways

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