Polyadelphia

plural noun

Poly·​adel·​phia
in former classifications
: a class of plants having stamens united by the filaments into three or more fascicles

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Polyadelphia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polyadelphia. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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