adjective acrog·y·nous \ə-ˈkrä-jə-nəs\

Definition of acrogynous

  1. :  having the archegonia at the apex of the stem and involving the apical cell in their formation resulting in determinate growth of the gametophyte —used of certain liverworts

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Origin and Etymology of acrogynous

acr- + -gynous

First Known Use: 1882

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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