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clinandrium

cli·nan·dri·um
C c

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kli-nan-dree-uh m]
    • /klɪˈnæn dri əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kli-nan-dree-uh m]
    • /klɪˈnæn dri əm/

Definitions of clinandrium word

  • noun clinandrium a cavity in the upper part of the column of an orchid flower that contains the anthers 3
  • noun plural clinandrium a cavity in the apex of the column in orchids, in which the anthers rest; the androclinium. 1
  • noun clinandrium (botany) A cavity, in the column of orchid flowers, containing the anthers. 0

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Origin of clinandrium

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1860-65; See origin at androclinium

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Parts of speech for Clinandrium

noun
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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clinandrium popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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