ambiparous


ambiparous
ambiparous, a. Bot.
(æmˈbɪpərəs)
[mod. f. L. amb(i)- both + -par-us producing: see -parous.]
‘Applied to a bud that contains the rudiments of both flowers and leaves.’ Syd. Soc. Lex. 1879.

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  • Ambiparous — Am*bip a*rous, a. [L. ambo both + parere to bring forth.] (Bot.) Characterized by containing the rudiments of both flowers and leaves; applied to a bud. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambi- — prefix Etymology: Latin ambi , amb both, on both sides, around; akin to Latin ambo both, Greek amphō both, amphi around more at by : both ambilateral ambiparous …   Useful english dictionary