Definitions

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  • adj. rotatory; circuitous
  • adj. Having the axis of the seed perpendicular to the axis of the pericarp to which it is attached.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rotatory; circuitous.
  • adj. Having the axis of the seed perpendicular to the axis of the pericarp to which it is attached.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rotatory; circuitous.
  • Same as peritropous.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek περί ("around") + τρόπος ("turn") + -al.

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