Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Transformation of a floral organ into a stamen.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, a condition, frequent in flowers, in which various organs are metamorphosed into stamens.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[staminode + –y.]

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

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