Proterandrous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Proterandrous (Bot) Having the stamens come to maturity before the pistil; -- opposed to proterogynous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • proterandrous In botany and zoology, exhibiting or characterized by proterandry. Also protandrous.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. earlier (fr. before) + , , man, male