Definition of perigynous
: borne on a ring or cup of the receptacle surrounding a pistil <perigynous petals>; also : having perigynous stamens and petals <perigynous flowers>
perigynyplay \-nē\ noun
Origin and Etymology of perigynous
New Latin perigynus, from peri- + -gynus -gynous
First Known Use: 1807
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