plural noun
Tet·ra·dy·nam·ia | \ -də̇ˈ- -nām- \

Definition of Tetradynamia 

in former classifications

: a class of higher plants comprising all plants having tetradynamous stamens

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History and Etymology for Tetradynamia

New Latin, from tetra- + Greek dynamis power + New Latin -ia

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