plural noun

in some classifications
: a group of Archichlamydeae nearly coextensive with Apetalae and comprising plants with flowers that lack petals or sepals but not both

Word History


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

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“Monochlamydeae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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