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  • adj. Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous; -- opposed to proterandrous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, exhibiting or characterized by proterogyny. See extract under proterandrous.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek earlier + woman, female. (Wiktionary)

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