Definitions for perigone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigonium(noun)

    collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils


  1. perigone(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Perigone(noun)

    any organ inclosing the essential organs of a flower; a perianth

  2. Perigone(noun)

    in mosses, the involucral bracts of a male flower

  3. Perigone(noun)

    a sac which surrounds the generative bodies in the gonophore of a hydroid

  4. Origin: [Pref. peri- + Gr. productive organs.]

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