hypanthium

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noun hy·pan·thi·um \ hī-ˈpan(t)-thē-əm \

Definition of hypanthium

plural -thia play \hī-ˈpan(t)-thē-ə\
:an enlargement of the floral receptacle bearing on its rim the stamens, petals, and sepals and often enlarging and surrounding the fruits (as in the rose hip)

Origin and Etymology of hypanthium

New Latin, from hypo- + anth- + -ium


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