Trigynia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Trigynia (Bot) A Linnæan order of plants having three pistils or styles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • trigynia An order of plants in the Linnean system, distinguished by the fact that the flowers have three styles or pistils, as in the bladder-nut.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Trigynia trī-jin′i-a an order of plants having three pistils or styles
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., Gr. (see Tri-) + a woman, a female
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. tri, tris, thrice, gynē, a woman.