pistillate

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pis·til·late

 (pĭs′tə-lāt′, -lĭt)
adj.
Having pistils but no stamens: pistillate flowers.

pistillate

(ˈpɪstɪlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
(of plants) adj
1. (Botany) having pistils but no anthers
2. (Botany) having or producing pistils

pis•til•late

(ˈpɪs tl ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

adj.
1. having a pistil or pistils.
2. having a pistil or pistils but no stamens.
[1820–30]

pis·til·late

(pĭs′tə-lāt′)
1. Having one or more pistils.
2. Having pistils but no stamens. Female flowers are pistillate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pistillate - bearing or consisting of carpels
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.pistillate - having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
female - being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries"