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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A terminal combining form: Having a stamen or stamens; staminate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a termination meaning having male organs or stamens, as in monandrous, diandrous, triandrous, polyandrous, etc., having one, two, three, or many stamens, and gynandrous, having stamens situated on the pistil.

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  • The ironical pessimism of Thomas Hardy is as false as the sentimental optimism of Walter Besant or the miso-androus meliorism of Sarah Grand.

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