dispermous

/duy sperr"meuhs/, adj. Bot.
having two seeds.
[1720-30; DI-1 + SPERMOUS]

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  • Dispermous — Di*sper mous (d[ i]*sp[ e]r m[u^]s), a. [Gr. di = dis + spe rma seed, fr. spei rein to sow: cf. F. disperme.] (Bot.) Containing only two seeds; two seeded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispermous — [dī spʉr′məs] adj. [ DI 1 + SPERMOUS] Bot. having two seeds …   English World dictionary

  • dispermous — adjective Having only two seeds …   Wiktionary

  • dispermous — di·spermous …   English syllables

  • dispermous — /daɪˈspɜməs/ (say duy spermuhs) adjective two seeded. {di 1 + spermous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dispermous —   a. having two seeds.    ♦ dispermy, n. union of two sperm cells and one ovum …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dispermous — “+ adjective Etymology: di + spermous : having or producing two seeds …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-seeded — a. (Bot.) Dispermous …   New dictionary of synonyms

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