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ach·la·myd·e·ous

 (ăk′lə-mĭd′ē-əs, ā′klə-)
adj.
Having no perianth, as the flowers of a willow.
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achlamydeous

(ˌækləˈmɪdɪəs)
adj
(Botany) (of flowers such as the willow) having neither petals nor sepals
[C19: from Greek a- not, without + chlamys cloak]
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ach•la•myd•e•ous

(ˌæk ləˈmɪd i əs)

adj.
(of a flower) having neither petals nor sepals.
[1820–30; a-6 + Greek chlamyd-, s. of chlamýs cloak]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.achlamydeous - not having a floral envelope or perianthachlamydeous - not having a floral envelope or perianth
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
chlamydeous - having a floral envelope or perianth consisting of a calyx and/or corolla
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