perigynous

adjective
pe·rig·y·nous | \pə-ˈri-jə-nəs \

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

Other Words from perigynous

perigyny \pə-ˈri-jə-nē \ noun

First Known Use of perigynous

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perigynous

New Latin perigynus, from peri- + -gynus -gynous

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