Triadelphous Tri`a*del"phous, a. [Pref. tri- + Gr. ? brother.] (Bot.) Having stamens joined by filaments into three bundles. See Illust. under {Adelphous}. [1913 Webster]

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  • triadelphous — /truy euh del feuhs/, adj. Bot. (of stamens) united by the filaments into three sets or bundles. [1820 30; TRI + ADELPHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • triadelphous — adjective Having its stamens fused together at least partly by the filaments so that they form three separate groups, some of which may contain a lone stamen …   Wiktionary

  • triadelphous — tri·adel·phous …   English syllables

  • triadelphous — adj. Bot. having stamens united in three bundles. Etymology: TRI + Gk adelphos brother …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trisection — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Division into three parts. < N PARAG:Trisection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 trisection trisection tripartition trichotomy Sgm: N 1 third third third part PARAG:Trisection >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 trisect trisect …   English dictionary for students

  • triadelphy — noun Presence of triadelphous stamen …   Wiktionary

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