cam·​py·​lot·​ro·​pous ˌkam-pi-ˈlä-trə-pəs How to pronounce campylotropous (audio)
: having the ovule curved

Word History


Greek kampylos + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropous -tropous

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of campylotropous was in 1835

Dictionary Entries Near campylotropous

Cite this Entry

“Campylotropous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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