Definition of perigonial in English:

perigonial

adjective

Botany
  • Of or relating to a perigonium, especially that of a bryophyte.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Transactions Dublin Society. From perigonium + -al, after scientific Latin perigonialia (in folia perigonialia perigonial leaves).

Pronunciation

perigonial

/ˌpɛrɪˈɡəʊnɪəl/