(of plants) having the stamens arranged in a single whorl
[hap-luh-tahyp] /ˈhæp ləˌtaɪp/ noun 1. Genetics. a combination of closely linked DNA sequences on one chromosome that are often inherited together: By comparing haplotypes of a mother and father with those of a fetus, scientists can study how new genetic changes arise. /ˈhæpləʊˌtaɪp/ noun 1. a set of alleles inherited by an individual from a […]
[hap-lee] /ˈhæp li/ adverb, Archaic. 1. perhaps; by chance. /ˈhæplɪ/ adverb 1. (sentence modifier) an archaic word for perhaps adv. late 14c., hapliche, from hap + -ly (2).
[hap] /hæp/ noun 1. one’s luck or lot. 2. an occurrence, happening, or accident. verb (used without object), happed, happing. 3. to happen: if it so hap. [hap, ap] /hæp, æp/ Chiefly Pennsylvania. noun 1. a comforter or quilt. verb (used with object) 2. to cover with or as with a comforter or quilt. /hæp/ […]
[hap-uh n] /ˈhæp ən/ verb (used without object) 1. to take place; come to pass; occur: Something interesting is always happening in New York. 2. to come to pass by chance; occur without apparent reason or design: Don’t ask me what caused it—it just happened, that’s all. 3. to have the fortune or lot (to […]