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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The stamens of a flower considered as a group.

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  • noun botany The set of a flower's stamens.

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  • noun a male gametoecium

Etymologies

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

[New Latin : andr(o)– + Greek oikion, diminutive of oikos, house; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

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