Definition of Staminody

1. [n -DIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staminody

stamened
stameniferous
stamens
stamina
staminal
staminas
staminate
stamineal
stamineous
staminiferous
staminode
staminodes
staminodia
staminodies
staminodium
staminody (current term)
staminophore
stammel
stammels
stammer
stammered
stammerer
stammerers
stammering
stammering(a)
stammering of the bladder
stammeringly
stammers
stamnoi
stamnos

Literary usage of Staminody

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The flowers, however, do show variation, often having a partial staminody of the petals (rarely complete) which makes them smaller and less handsome than ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This has been called staminody of bracts. A lengthening of the axis of the female strobilus of Conifera is not of infrequent occurrence in Cryptomeria ..."

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