Definition of plagiotropous in English:

plagiotropous

adjective

Botany
rare
  • = plagiotropic.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Isaac Bayley Balfour (1853–1922), botanist. Probably from German plagiotrop + -ous. Compare French plagiotrope.

Pronunciation

plagiotropous

/ˌpleɪdʒɪəˈtrəʊpəs//ˌpleɪdʒɪˈɒtrəpəs/