synanthous

adjective syn·an·thous \sə̇ˈnan(t)thəs\

Definition of synanthous

  1. 1 :  exhibiting synanthy

  2. 2 :  having flowers and leaves which appear at the same time

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of synanthous

in sense 1, from syn- + -anthous; in sense 2, from Greek synanthein + English -ous


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up synanthous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!