Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of two kinds: in botany, applied to a calyx with several series of sepals, of which the inner are more or less petaloid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Of two kinds.

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  • adjective Of two kinds.
  • adjective botany Partaking of two natures, as the perianth of some endogenous plants, where the outer surface is calycine and the inner petaloid.

Etymologies

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Latin ambo both + genus kind.

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