staminate

adjective
sta·​mi·​nate | \ ˈstā-mə-nət How to pronounce staminate (audio) , ˈsta-, -ˌnāt \

Definition of staminate

1 : having or producing stamens
2 of a diclinous flower : having stamens but no pistils

First Known Use of staminate

circa 1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Staminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staminate. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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