nProterandry(Bot) The condition of being proterandrous.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nproterandryin botany, the maturation of the anthers and the discharge of the pollen in a hermaphrodite flower before the stigmas of that flower are receptive of pollen: an adaptation for cross-fertilization. Compare proterogyny, and see dichogamy and heteracmy.
nproterandryIn zoology, development of male parts or maturation of male products in hermaphrodite animals before the development or maturation of those of the opposite sex.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nProterandryprot-e-ran′dri the maturity of the anthers of a perfect flower before its stigma is ready to receive the pollen
Dr. Trelease refers to several observations on proterandry (maturing of the pollen before the stigmas of the pistils) in the pecan.