Meaning of pistil


Pronunciation: (pis'tl), [key]
— n. Bot.
  1. the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma. See diag. under
  2. such organs collectively, where there are more than one in a flower.
  3. a gynoecium.
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