cleisto-

combining form
variants: or before vowels cleist- or less commonly clisto- or before vowels clist-

Definition of cleisto-

:closed
  • cleistocarp
  • cleistogamy

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Origin and Etymology of cleisto-

Greek kleistós, klēistós, kleïstós (verbal adjective of kleíō, kleîn “to shut, close, bar”) +-o-


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