Definition of octandrous in US English:

octandrous

adjective

Botany
  • Having eight stamens.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Roxburgh (1751–1815), botanist. From scientific Latin octandrus (as a specific epithet in Linnaeus Species Plantarum I. 391; from classical Latin octō- + -ανδρος, after Octandria) + -ous. Compare French octandre, adjective.

Pronunciation

octandrous

/ɒkˈtandrəs/