anatropous

adjective anat·ro·pous \ ə-ˈna-trə-pəs \

Definition of anatropous

: having or being a plant ovule inverted so that the micropyle is bent down to the funiculus to which the body of the ovule is united

First Known Use of anatropous

1835


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anatropous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!