Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Related; in botany, having stamens united by their filaments into sets: used mostly in composition, as in monadelphous, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Having coalescent or clustered filaments; -- said of stamens. Usually in composition.
- Ancient Greek ἀδελφός (adelphos, "brother") + -ous. (Wiktionary)
“Antiochensibus tous kata Surian kai Kilikian adelphous comprehensos videmus, ver.”
“ Matt.x. 37, with adelphous added perhaps from Luke xiv.”
“_ "[Greek: _Nomiz adelphous tous alaethinous philous_] Menander.”
“[Greek: Ex archês humin ethos esti touto, pantas men adelphous poikiôs euergetein, ekklêsiais te pollais tais kata pasan polin ephodia pempein”
“Rhômaiôn proestôs Biktôr athroôs tês Asias pasês hama tais homorois ekklêsiais tas paroikias apotemnein hôsan heterodoxousas, tês koinês henôseôs peiratai, kai stêliteuei ge dia grammatôn, akoinônêtous pantas ardên tous ekeise anakêruttôn adelphous].”
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