archegoniate

adjective
ar·​che·​go·​ni·​ate | \ -ēˌāt \

Definition of archegoniate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: bearing archegonia

archegoniate

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of archegoniate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a plant bearing archegonia
2 [New Latin Archegoniatae] : a plant belonging to the division Archegoniatae

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First Known Use of archegoniate

Adjective

1886, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for archegoniate

Adjective

New Latin archegonium + English -ate

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The first known use of archegoniate was in 1884

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“Archegoniate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archegoniate. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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