HyperDic: pistil

English > 1 sense of the word pistil:
NOUNplantpistilthe female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
pistil > pronunciation
Soundspih'stahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pistil: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma.
Part offlower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Partsstyle(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
NarrowercarpelA simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
compound pistilConsists of two or more fused carpels
pistillodeA sterile vestigial pistil remaining in a staminate flower
simple pistilConsists of one carpel
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishgineceo, pistilo
Catalangineceu, pistil

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