Proterogynous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Proterogynous (Bot) Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous; -- opposed to proterandrous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • proterogynous In botany, exhibiting or characterized by proterogyny. See extract under proterandrous.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. earlier (fr. before) + woman, female