polyandrous etymology

English word polyandrous comes from English poly- (Many. Polymer.), English -androus

Detailed word origin of polyandrous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
-androus English (eng) (botany) having a specified number of stamens. Having the specified number of husbands.
polyandrous English (eng) (botany) Belonging to the class Polyandria; having many stamens inserted in the receptacle.. Of or pertaining to polyandry.

Words with the same origin as polyandrous

Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam
Descendants of -androus
anandrous diandrous gynandrous monandrous protandrous