Definition for HY-POG'Y-NOUS

HY-POG'Y-NOUS, a. [Gr. υπο, under, and γυνη, a female.]

  1. A term applied to plants that have their carols and stamens inserted under the pistil. Lunier.
  2. Applied to plants whose stamens adhere to the sides of the ovary, or do not unite with the sides of the calyx. Lindley.

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