Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, exhibiting or characterized by proterogyny. See extract under proterandrous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous; -- opposed to
- Ancient Greek earlier + woman, female. (Wiktionary)
“Your view of its origin, from being proterogynous, seems to me very probable, especially as the females are generally the later-flowering plants.”
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