from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the stamens and pistil united to form a column, as in orchids.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having stamens and pistils together in a column.
- adj. Exhibiting characteristics of both feminine and masculine. Both denotational synonym and connotational antonym of androgynous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, having the stamens adnate to and apparently borne upon the pistil, as in Asclepias, Aristolochia, and all orchids.
= -- The stamens also may be united to the pistils, as in gynandrous plants.