Monadelphia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Monadelphia (Bot) A Linnæan class of plants having the stamens united into a tube, or ring, by the filaments, as in the Mallow family.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monadelphia The name given by Linnæus to his sixteenth class of plants, comprising those that have their stamens united into one set by their filaments.
    • n monadelphia An erroneous form for
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. mo`nos alone + 'adelfo`s brother