mon·​adel·​phous ˌmä-nə-ˈdel-fəs How to pronounce monadelphous (audio)
of stamens
: united by the filaments into one group usually forming a tube around the gynoecium

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monadelphous was in 1806

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Cite this Entry

“Monadelphous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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