Protogynous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Protogynous (Bot) Same as Proterogynous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • protogynous Of or pertaining to protogyny; characterized or affected by protogyny.
    • protogynous In botany, same as proterogynous.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Proto, + Gr. gynh` a woman

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Reed listed as protandrous Busseron, Kentucky, Major, and Niblack varieties, whereas Butterick, Indiana, and Posey were protogynous.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
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