Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of, bearing, or pertaining to a stamen or stamens.

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

  • adjective Consisting of stamens or threads.
  • adjective botany Of or relating to the stamens; possessing stamens; attached to the stamens.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin stamineus.

Examples

  • The flowers are stamineous and seem to be of an herbaceous colour, growing among the leaves, which are short and almost round, very stiff and ribbed on the underside, of a dark green above, and

    A Voyage to New Holland

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.