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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling or modified into an ovule bearing organ of a seed plant.

Usage examples (10)
  • But no effort has yet been made to separate thoroughly the pistilloid half-races from the corresponding ever-sporting varieties.
  • This survey is not only intended to convey an idea of the relations of pistilloid poppies to their environment, but may serve as an example of the principle involved.
  • In connection with the foregoing arguments I have tried to separate the choicest of the poppies with the largest crown of pistilloid stamens, from the most vigorous...
  • Of course, in the long run, the responses will be the same as those of the pistilloid poppies on the average, and some influence of selection will show itself on closer... for more
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