-androus(word root) man
Examples of words with the root -androus: polyandrous
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1. Having a specified number or kind of husbands or male mates: polyandrous.
2. Having a specified number or kind of stamens: monandrous.
[From New Latin -andrus, from Greek -andros, having men, from anēr, andr-, man; see ner- in Indo-European roots.]
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adj combining form
(in botany) indicating number or type of stamens: diandrous.
[from New Latin -andrus, from Greek -andros, from anēr man]
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a combining form meaning “having husbands” or “having stamens” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: polyandrous.
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