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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).]
(Botany) botany the female reproductive part of a flower, consisting of one or more separate or fused carpels; gynoecium
[C18: from Latin pistillum pestle]
the seed-bearing organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma..
[1570–80; < New Latin pistillum; Latin: pestle]
The female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of the ovary, style, and stigma. See more at flower.
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|Noun||1.||pistil - 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