ananthous


ananthous
/ænˈænθəs/ (say an'anthuhs)

adjective Botany
without flowers.
{an-1 + stem of Greek anthos flower + -ous}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ananthous — An*an thous, a. [Gr. an priv. + a nqos a flower.] (Bot.) Destitute of flowers; flowerless. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ananthous — /euh nan theuhs, an an /, adj. Bot. having no flowers. [1865 70; < Gk ananth(és) without flowers (an AN 1 + anth(ós) flower + es adj. suffix) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ananthous —   a. having no flowers …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ananthous — /euh nan theuhs, an an /, adj. Bot. having no flowers. [1865 70; < Gk ananth(és) without flowers (an AN 1 + anth(ós) flower + es adj. suffix) + OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|an|thous — «an AN thuhs», adjective. lacking flowers: »an ananthous plant. ╂[< Greek ananth (< an without + ánthos flower) + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary


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