hypogynous

adjective
hy·pog·y·nous | \hī-ˈpä-jə-nəs \

Definition of hypogynous 

1 of a floral organ : inserted upon the receptacle or axis below the gynoecium and free from it

2 : having hypogynous floral organs

Other Words from hypogynous

hypogyny \hī-ˈpä-jə-nē \ noun

First Known Use of hypogynous

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hypogynous

borrowed from New Latin hypogynus, from hypo- hypo- + -gynus -gynous

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