plural noun Ar·chi·chla·myd·e·ae \¦ärkēkləˈmidēˌē\

Definition of Archichlamydeae

  1. :  a group of Dicotyledoneae comprising plants in which the petals of the flowers are separate or absent — compare metachlamydeae — see apetalae, choripetalae



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Origin and Etymology of archichlamydeae

New Latin, from archi- + -chlamydeae (from Greek chlamyd-, chlamys cloak, mantle)

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to cast off or become cast off

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