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chlamydeous

Syllabification: chla·myd·e·ous
Pronunciation: /kləˈmidēəs
 
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Definition of chlamydeous in English:

adjective

Botany
Having or pertaining to a perianth or floral envelope.
Example sentences
  • The present invention further provides a chlamydeous flowering plant and a cut chlamydeous flower in each of which the restraint on the floral bud imposed by the outermost layer of the floral bud is released.

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