noun (pl) -clinia (-ˈklɪnɪə)
another name for clinandrium
a scale on the forewing of certain male butterflies from which an odor attractive to females is emitted.
social and political rule by men. Historical Examples There has never been a democracy, so far—only an androcracy. Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman noun rule or domination by men; male supremacy Word Origin Greek andros ‘man’ n. “rule or supremacy of men,” 1883; see andro- + -cracy. Related: Androcratic.
having staminate and monoclinous flowers on separate plants of the same species. adjective (of a plant species) having hermaphrodite and male flowers on separate plants
the stamens of a flower collectively. noun (pl) -cia (-sɪə) the stamens of a flowering plant collectively androecium (ān-drē’shē-əm, -shəm) Plural androecia (ān-drē’shē-ə, -shə) The male reproductive organs of a flower considered as a group; the stamens. Compare gynoecium.