an|an|drous

an|an|drous «an AN druhs», adjective.
Botany. lacking stamens: »

Anandrous flowers are female.

[< Greek ánandros husbandless (with English -ous) < an- without + an, andrós man]

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  • drous — aero·hy·drous; an·drous; an·hy·drous; ap·an·drous; di·an·drous; en·hy·drous; er·ga·tan·drous; gynae·can·drous; gynan·drous; het·er·an·drous; hy·drous; is·an·drous; mac·ran·drous; me·an·drous; mo·nan·drous; nan·nan·drous; os·te·o·chon·drous;… …   English syllables

  • Drouß — Draußen …   Hunsrückisch-Hochdeutsch

  • won´drous|ness — won|drous «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • won´drous|ly — won|drous «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • won|drous — «WUHN druhs», adjective, adverb. –adj. = wonderful. (Cf. ↑wonderful) –adv. = wonderfully. ╂[alteration of Middle English wonders wondrous; genitive of wonder] –won´drous|ly, adverb. –won´drous|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|hy|drous — «an HY druhs», adjective. 1. without water. 2. Chemistry. containing no water of crystallization; not hydrated: »anhydrous ammonia. Many crystals, like diamond, sulfur, quartz, sodium chloride, potassium chlorate, and others, are anhydrous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • di|an|drous — «dy AN druhs», adjective. Botany. 1. having two stamens: »diandrous flowers. 2. having flowers with two stamens: »diandrous plants. ╂[< New Latin diandrus (with nglish ous) < Greek di twice + an , andrós man] …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|hy|drous — «ehn HY druhs», adjective. having water within; containing drops of water or other fluid: »enhydrous quartz. ╂[< Greek énydros (with English ous) in water, containing water, living in water < en in + hýdōr water] …   Useful english dictionary

  • er|ga|tan|drous — «UR guh TAN druhs», adjective. (of ants) having wingless males resembling workers. ╂[< Greek ergátēs worker + an , andrós man] …   Useful english dictionary

  • foun|drous — «FOWN druhs», adjective. = founderous. (Cf. ↑founderous) …   Useful english dictionary

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