What is the opposite of staminate?

2 antonyms found



[ stˈamɪnˌe͡ɪt], [ stˈamɪnˌe‍ɪt], [ s_t_ˈa_m_ɪ_n_ˌeɪ_t]

Antonyms for Staminate:


Usage examples of Staminate:

  1. Trees are of two kinds, male and female, one bearing staminate and the other pistillate flowers. "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.
  2. The staminate flowers push out from the lateral buds at the same time the new shoot develops from the terminal one. "The Pecan and its Culture", H. Harold Hume.
  3. Calyx of 4 or 5 petal- like sepals; no petals; stamens and pistils numerous, of indefinite number; the staminate and pistillate flowers on separate plants; the styles feathery, and more than 1 in. "Wild Flowers Worth Knowing", Neltje Blanchan et al.