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English Word:

hypanthium


English Pronunciation:

hy•pan•thi•um


Noun:


⇨Plural Forms

(Latin) Hypanthia, (English) Hypanthiums


⇨Etymology

(New Latin), from (Greek)


⇨Definition

(Botanical) A fruit consisting in large part of a receptacle, enlarged below the calyx, as in the alycanthus, the rose hip, and the pear.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Ancient Greek ὑπό (hypó, “under”) + ἀνθίων (anthiōn, “little flower”), from ἄνθος (anthos, “flower”)


Noun:

(botany) The bowl-shaped part of a flower on which the sepals, petals, and stamens are borne


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