campylotropous

adjective
cam·py·lot·ro·pous | \ ˌkam-pi-ˈlä-trə-pəs \

Definition of campylotropous 

: having the ovule curved

First Known Use of campylotropous

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for campylotropous

Greek kampylos + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropous -tropous

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about campylotropous

Share campylotropous

Statistics for campylotropous

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for campylotropous

The first known use of campylotropous was in 1835

See more words from the same year

Comments on campylotropous

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

WORD OF THE DAY

the setting in which something occurs

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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