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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Related to or being stamens with all the filaments united into a single tubelike group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having all its stamens within a flower fused together at least partly by the filaments.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having the stamens united into one set by their filaments; belonging or relating to the class Monadelphia.

Etymologies

mon(o)- + Greek adelphos, brother.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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