Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characterized by hyponasty.

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

  • adjective (Bot.) Exhibiting a downward convexity caused by unequal growth. Cf. epinastic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Exhibiting a downward convexity caused by unequal growth.

Etymologies

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hypo- + Ancient Greek meaning "pressed close".

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