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Wordnet 3.0


1. exhibiting or relating to cleistogamy;
[syn: cleistogamous, cleistogamic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cleistogamic \Cleis`to*gam"ic\, Cleistogamous \Cleis*tog"a*mous\a. [Gr. ? closed (fr. ? to shut) + ga`mos marriage.] (Bot.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds, the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cleistogamic adj 1: exhibiting or relating to cleistogamy [syn: cleistogamous, cleistogamic]