Perigynous


Perigynous
Perigynous Pe*rig"y*nous, a. [Pref. peri- + Gr. ? woman.] (Bot.) Having the ovary free, but the petals and stamens borne on the calyx; -- said of flower such as that of the cherry or peach. [1913 Webster]

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