Definition of Perigones

1. Noun. (plural of perigone) ¹



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Definition of Perigones

1. perigone [n] - See also: perigone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perigones

perigean
perigee
perigees
perigemmal
perigenesis
perigenetic
perigeum
periglacial
periglandulitis
periglomerular
periglottic
periglottis
perigon
perigonal
perigone
perigones (current term)
perigonia
perigonium
perigons
perigraph
perigraphs
perigynia
perigynies
perigynium
perigynous
perigyny
perihelia
perihelial
perihelic
perihelion

Literary usage of Perigones

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1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1845)
"The perigones are quite free to the very base, and distinct, ... sessile at the base of the perigones and quite unconnected with either of them. ..."

2. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... with or without perigones, are solitary: more frequently they are in groups. Whether solitary or grouped, they may have a further envelope composed of ..."

3. With the Trees by Maud Going (1903)
"These dwindling flower bells (perigones) seem reminiscences of a distant time when the other cup-bearers used to set their seed as the chestnut does still, ..."

4. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1908)
"[The fruit characters of seed-like achenes are recognised in the presence of stigmatic scars, traces of perigones, more complex coverings, &c.] see p. 114. ..."

5. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The sweet, fleshy portion of the edible Fig is developed from the hollowed axis of the inflorescence together with the perigones of the individual flowers. ..."

6. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"Were it not for the dense inflorescence and bright scarlet perigones, one could easily mistake it for Santalum ellipticum of Oahu, which it, in reality, ..."

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