triadelphous [trahy-uh-del-fuh s] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Botany.
- (of stamens) united by the filaments into three sets or bundles.
Origin of triadelphous First recorded in 1820–30;+ Examples from the Web for triadelphous Historical Examples of triadelphous
Triadelphous, stamens united by their filaments into three bundles, 99.
Triadelphous (three brotherhoods), when the filaments are united in three sets or clusters, as in most species of Hypericum.