perianth etymology

English word perianth comes from English peri- (Around or surrounding:. Near:.), English -anth ((biology) flower.)

Detailed word origin of perianth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peri- English (eng) Around or surrounding:. Near:.
-anth English (eng) (biology) flower.
perianth English (eng) (botany) The sterile parts of a flower; collectively, the sepals and petals (or tepals).. (botany, bryology) The sterile, tubelike tissue that surrounds the female reproductive structure in a leafy liverwort.

Words with the same origin as perianth

Descendants of peri-
endoperitrophic peribacteroid pericapsidic pericapsular pericardial pericardiocentesis perichondral pericyte peridural perigalactic perihydro perilimbal perimortem perimuscular perineural perinodal periparturient periprosthetic periscope perisplenic perithreshold perithymic periventricular περικοπή
Descendants of -anth
hydranth synanthous