heterogony

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hetero- +‎ -gony

NounEdit

heterogony (usually uncountable, plural heterogonies)

  1. (botany) The condition of having two or more kinds of flower, different as to the length of their stamens and pistils.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for heterogony in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)