Definitions for perigynouspəˈrɪdʒ ə nəs

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  1. perigynous(Adjective)

    Having the stamens, petals or sepals situated around the ovary (especially, on the rim of the receptacle of a superior ovary).

  2. perigynous(Adjective)

    Having a hypanthium.

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  1. Perigynous(adj)

    having the ovary free, but the petals and stamens borne on the calyx; -- said of flower such as that of the cherry or peach

  2. Origin: [Pref. peri- + Gr. woman.]

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