Definition of polyadenous in English:

polyadenous

adjective

Botany Zoology
rare
  • Having many glands.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From scientific Latin polyadenus + -ous. Compare scientific Latin Polyadenia, genus name, French polyadène.

Pronunciation

polyadenous

/ˌpɒlɪˈadɪnəs/