Meaning of perigynous

pe•rig•y•nous

Pronunciation: (pu-rij'u-nus), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. situated around the pistil on the edge of a cuplike receptacle, as stamens or petals.
  2. having stamens, petals, etc., so arranged.
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