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pis·til

 (pĭs′təl)
n.
The female, ovule-bearing organ of a flower, including the stigma, style, and ovary.

[French, from New Latin pistillum, from Latin, pestle (from its shape).]

pistil

(ˈpɪstɪl)
n
(Botany) botany the female reproductive part of a flower, consisting of one or more separate or fused carpels; gynoecium
[C18: from Latin pistillum pestle]

pis•til

(ˈpɪs tl)

n.
the seed-bearing organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma..
[1570–80; < New Latin pistillum; Latin: pestle]

pis·til

(pĭs′təl)
The female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of the ovary, style, and stigma. See more at flower.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigmapistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
simple pistil - consists of one carpel
compound pistil - consists of two or more fused carpels
pistillode - a sterile vestigial pistil remaining in a staminate flower
style - (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
carpel - a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
Translations

pistil

[ˈpɪstɪl] Npistilo m

pistil

nStempel m, → Pistill nt (spec)
References in classic literature ?
Those flowers, also, which had their stamens and pistils placed, in relation to the size and habits of the particular insects which visited them, so as to favour in any degree the transportal of their pollen from flower to flower, would likewise be favoured or selected.
No naturalist doubts the advantage of what has been called the 'physiological division of labour;' hence we may believe that it would be advantageous to a plant to produce stamens alone in one flower or on one whole plant, and pistils alone in another flower or on another plant.
A botanist notices that the bee flying with the pollen of a male flower to a pistil fertilizes the latter, and sees in this the purpose of the bee's existence.
The segments of the perianth also closed on the pistil, but more slowly than the stamens.
According to Ariana Tanabe, plant buyer and manager at Pistils Nursery in Portland (pistilsnursery.
To extend automation even further, Aurum Julii is currently working with the Polytechnic University of Turin and the University of Cagliari on a harvesting robot and a fluid power system that separates petals from pistils and stigmas.
Moreover, few fruits were seen on male individuals, but due to its low frequency this trait could be considered rather as unusual functional pistils in staminate flowers more than genuine hermaphrodite flowers that would give the polygamodioecious character to the species.
Dorsiventrally flattened pistils can also be found in diverse genera of the Cyperoideae subfamily such as Dulichium arundinaceum (L.
Following a recapitulation of the recognised sexual analogy (where flowers have husbands and wives according the number of stamens and pistils that are counted to classify them), I explore the relevance of analogy to plant naming.
They're all about life and nature thus the prevalence of cellular shapes, pistils in steel, seeds and pods and ocean waves.
Or another example from the next poem, "Wind": "an arm a face a forest / of dandelion pistils in the eyes.
The results are showed that Yanshanzaofeng' was diclinous with polycarpous compound pistils axile placentas and commonly two anatropous ovules in each loculament.