Definition for STA-MIN'E-OUS

STA-MIN'E-OUS, n. [L. stamineus.]

  1. Consisting of stamens.
  2. Possessing stamens. Stamineous flowers have no corol; they want the colored leaves called petals, and consist only of the style and stamina. Linnæus calls them apetalous; others, imperfect or incomplete. – Martyn.
  3. Pertaining to the stamen, or attached to it; as, a stamineous nectary. – Lee.

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