adjective ob·diplostemonous \(¦)äb+\

Definition of obdiplostemonous

  1. :  having the stamens in two whorls with those of the outer whorl opposite the petals — compare diplostemonous


\"+\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of obdiplostemonous

probably from (assumed) New Latin obdiplostemonus, from New Latin ob- + (assumed) New Latin diplostemonus diplostemonous — more at diplostemonous

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a brief usually trivial fact

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