perigynous

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pe·rig·y·nous

 (pə-rĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Having sepals, petals, and stamens around the edge of a cuplike receptacle containing the ovary, as in flowers of the rose or cherry.
2. Of or being perigynous flower parts: perigynous stamens.

pe·rig′y·ny (-ə-nē) n.

perigynous

(pəˈrɪdʒɪnəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of a flower) having a concave or flat receptacle with the gynoecium and other floral parts at the same level, as in the rose
2. (Botany) of or relating to the parts of a flower arranged in this way
[C19: from New Latin perigynus; see peri-, -gynous]
peˈrigyny n

pe•rig•y•nous

(pəˈrɪdʒ ə nəs)

adj.
1. situated around the pistil on the edge of a cuplike receptacle, as stamens or petals.
2. having stamens, petals, etc., so arranged.
[1800–10; < New Latin perigynus. See peri-, -gynous]
pe•rig′y•ny, n.