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Meaning of epigynous

e•pig•y•nous

Pronunciation: (i-pij'u-nus), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. (of flowers) having all floral parts conjoint and generally divergent from the ovary at or near its summit.
  2. (of stamens, petals, etc.) having the parts so arranged.
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