Definition of macrandrous in English:

macrandrous

adjective

Botany
  • Of certain green algae of the order Oedogoniales: having a life cycle without dwarf male plants.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mordecai Cooke (1825–1914), naturalist and mycologist. From post-classical Latin macrandrus from macro- + -andrus.

Pronunciation

macrandrous

/məˈkrandrəs/