from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A hollow containing the anther in the upper part of the column of an orchid flower.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, a cavity at the apex of the column in orchids, in which the anthers rest. Sometimes called
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin clīnandrium : Greek klīnē, couch (from klīnein, to recline; see klei- in Indo-European roots) + New Latin -andrium, stamen (from Greek anēr, andr-, man; see –andry).]
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