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Definition of Pistil


  1. An epistle.
  2. The seed-bearing organ of a flower. It consists of an ovary, containing the ovules or rudimentary seeds, and a stigma, which is commonly raised on an elongated portion called a style. When composed of one carpel a pistil is simple; when composed of several, it is compound. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.

Pistil Translations

pistil in German is Stempel
pistil in Spanish is pistilo

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