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  • n. The metamorphosis of other organs into pistils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The metamorphosis of other organs into pistils.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the metamorphosis or transformation of other organs into pistils or carpels. Pistillody may affect the perianth, the sepals, very frequently the stamens, and rarely the ovule. See metamorphosis.

Etymologies

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pistil + Ancient Greek form.

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