Cite
 

Meaning of staminody

stam•i•no•dy

Pronunciation: (stam'u-nō"dē), [key]
— n. Bot.
  1. the metamorphosis of any of various flower organs, as a sepal or a petal, into a stamen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.