gynandrous

adjective
gyn·​an·​drous | \ ˌgīn-ˈan-drəs How to pronounce gynandrous (audio) , ˌjin- \

Definition of gynandrous

: having the androecium and gynoecium united in a column

First Known Use of gynandrous

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gynandrous

Greek gynandros of doubtful sex, from gynē woman + andr-, anēr man — more at andr-

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“Gynandrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynandrous. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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