plural noun Poly·adel·phia

Definition of Polyadelphia

in former classifications

  1. :  a class of plants having stamens united by the filaments into three or more fascicles

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Origin and Etymology of polyadelphia

New Latin, from Greek, possession of many brothers, from polyadelphos with many brothers (from poly- + adelphos brother) + -ia -y

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to cast off or become cast off

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