campylotropous

adjective
cam·​py·​lot·​ro·​pous | \ ˌkam-pi-ˈlä-trə-pəs How to pronounce campylotropous (audio) \

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

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“Campylotropous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campylotropous. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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