adjective chla·myd·e·ous \kləˈmidēəs\

Definition of chlamydeous

  1. 1 :  relating to the floral envelope of a plant —used chiefly in combinations archichlamydeous metachlamydeous

  2. 2 :  having a perianth —opposed to achlamydeous

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Origin and Etymology of chlamydeous

probably back-formation from achlamydeous, archichlamydeous, metachlamydeous, monochlamydeous

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capable of being understood in two ways

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